Dark and dry, it has excellent potential. Pure Touriga Nacional gives its signature firm mineral tannins and and a rich, tarry underlying fruit character. Powerful now, it will be richer in the future. Drink from 2017.
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.