A single quinta Reserva, which is young and seems to have the potential to age in bottle. The aromas are fresh and lightly stalky. It is well-made and fruity with layers of tannins along with firm fruit flavors. It would be worth buying this now and keeping it until the end of the year.
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.