This is a concentrated, extracted wine, packed with black fruits and firm tannins. As a reserva, it is constructed for aging, both sweetly fruity and darkly structured. It has all the richness of Alentejano fruit, while still keeping some acidity and freshness to finish.
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.