This feels the lightest of the three Poças Douro reds. It is medium-bodied, full of red fruits layered with tannins and plenty of fresh acidity. The texture is dry, while always full of fruit.
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.