From the hot 2003 vintage, this has big, superripe fruit, but manages to keep everything in check with vibrant fruit and elegance. The black fruits, powered and concentrated, also have acidity and great perfumes from the Touriga Nacional.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.