Produced at the Candeeira estate in central Alentejo, this structured blend of local grapes includes Alicante Bouschet, giving the wine deep color. It has black fruits, balanced tannins and plenty of acidity to convey a crisp aftertaste. Drink now.
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.