This blend of Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon is surprisingly soft and ripe, considering the tannic nature of the grapes. Instead it has fruity black currant flavors and plenty of forward acidity. Ready to drink now, its tannins just form the background.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.