Still young in color and fruit, this is packed with black fruits and only the lightest hints of wood aging. That makes the wine very different from other vintage Colheitas or aged tawnies, with a style that is ripe and still fresh.
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.