Wood aging gives this Reserva in the Periquita range an elegant and smooth texture. It's rich on the palate, while allowing plenty of room for spice and blackberry fruit over a layer of firm tannins. This is a finely structured wine that can age for another year.
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.