An intriguing blend that includes Cabernet Sauvignon as well as Castelão and Trincadeira. gives a firm yet full black fruited wine. It's packed with firm tannins, and its full black-fruit flavors are structured and layered with acidity. The perfumed aftertaste suggests a more plummy character.
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.