To the blend of local Aragonez and Trincadeira, the producer has added the Dão's Alfrocheiro. That gives a ripe and attractively perfumed wine. It is soft and juicy, full of rich berry fruits and with a generous, warm texture. Drink now.
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.