The third wine of Quinta da Romaneira is made to be drunk young. The aim has succeeded here, as this is a ripe and smoothly textured wine. It has richly satisfying notes of black plum and soft, already well-integrated tannins. Acidity shines through at the end. Drink now.
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.