This is serious and solid, full of rich black fruit and dense tannins. Its weight brings out intense fruitiness and balancing acidity. Made mostly from Touriga Nacional, this is a wine that could age for several more years.
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.