Perfumed with violets and smoky wood, this rich wine moves away from structured Touriga Nacional to a more opulent interpretation. It is hugely rich, with a major spice and herbal character. Without apparent acidity, it is not for aging.
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.