Made from the red grape Castelão, this is an earthy wine, with a bitter edge of almonds as well as a crisp lemon grass flavor. There is a touch of pepper as well, giving a wine that is now mature. 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.