A big, beefy wine from this southern version of Tinta Amarela, this is rich, solid and full of fine black currants. There is some wood, but it underlines the fruit and leaves a rich, satisfying, fresh wine but with structure. Imported by Aidil Wines & Liquor Inc.
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.