This is a rich and structured wine. It has ripe tannins that are shot through with dark plum fruits. Now with some age, it is broad, complex and dense. The freshness of the acidity is still there, filling the glass with aromatic perfumes from the Touriga Nacional in the blend. Drink 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.