Manzwine, which is based in the Lisboa region, also has vines in the Douro. This wine is now mature, ripe and full. It has great concentration balanced by a silky texture and fine, soft tannins. Blackberry fruits and final acidity are just touched by a hint of pepper from the alcohol.
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.