Dominated by the Trincadeira and Aragonez grapes, this is a super-smooth, ripe wine from northeast Alentejo. Oak aging has rounded out the tannins, with generous red fruit driving the palate. Already completely integrated, this wine needs no further aging to be pleasantly enjoyed.
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.