The blend of Syrah and Trincadeira brings together two elemental grapes with their complementary earthy, barnyard characters. They give the wine a solid, tannic structure offering a solid, chunky texture and a final ripe feel.
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.