Blending Touriga Nacional and Syrah, this personal blend is named after Domingos Soares Franco, the head winemaker at J.M. da Fonseca. The wine is big, fruity and perfumed, with black, ripe fruit flavors and a solid edge, finishing with dark chocolate.
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.