The wine is ripe, full with red currant and raspberry fruits and some attractive acidity. A blend of Touriga Nacional and Merlot, it is soft, fruity and needs drinking fast before it fades.
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.