The neglected red grape from the Dão, Jaen offers dark color, solid and chunky fruit, very ripe with powerful acidity, earthy flavors and a dense tannic coating. Powerful and concentrated.
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.