There are big tannins in this wine along with the hallmark perfumes that are typical of the grape. Also typical is the one-dimensional character of the 100% Touriga Nacional. So it is rich, packed with black fruit but just missing an extra something. Drink the wine from 2020.
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.