This is a serious, complex wine, from the Casal Branco estate. It has aromas of wood, spice, toast and white fruits. The palate is packed with intense, dense fruit, shot through with fresh acidity and wood. Ageworthy, it should mature for 5 years or more. Imported by Tri-Vin Imports.
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.