The Vila Santa Reserva boasts wood aging as well as lush, rich fruitiness. The touch of woody spice emphasizes the green- and white-fruits that give this rounded wine a full texture. There is a plush feel that promises some aging, although the wine can be enjoyed 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.