Smooth as Aragonês should be, here is a concentrated wine with obvious power. Its richness gives a velvet character, but underneath that is a series of dark tannins, brooding black fruits. Age for 3–4 years.
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.