This is firm and tannic, while still bringing forward black fruits and creamy wood notes. The second wine of Quinta da Romaneira, it's both an elegant and solid expression of ripe fruit, round tannins and refreshing acidity. Drink from 2014.
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.