Pato is a Pinot Noir lover, and you can see his affection for Burgundy in this wine. Deep, rustic aromas lead to fresh fruit, with fine blackberry flavors and lovely, juicy acidity. This softly tannic wine is a blend of Baga and Touriga Nacional, with power but also elegance. —R.V.
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.