From one of the classic, south-facing Douro quintas, this is a dense, impressive and powerful wine.An elegant element brings out the sophisticated tannic structure as well as the ripe blackberry fruits. With time, this will develop into a concentrated and memorable wine. Drink from 2018.
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.