In this still-young wine, flavors of wood aging show strongly and the ripe and rich fruit still needs time to develop. As it does, the blend of Antão Vaz, Verdelho and Viognier will bring out a great perfumed character and rich fruitiness. Drink from 2017.
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.