This wine comes from one of the grand aristocratic estates that line the eastern bank of the Tagus (Tejo) river. With ripe berry fruits, it shows signs of generous tannins as well as plenty of acidity. The wine is fruity, likely to age quickly. Drink from 2018.
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.