Almost in the Douro Superior, this structured wine speaks strongly of the tough growing conditions in its powerful tannins and dry core. At the same time, it has rich blackberry fruit, and a layer of intense acidity. It will be ready to drink from 2018.
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.