Named after its winemaker, Domingos Soares Franco, this is a powerful, concentrated wine. Still very young, it is full of blackberry fruits that need time to fully integrate into the dry tannins and layered wood notes. It's a dense wine with great potential. Drink from 2016.
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.