One of the finest wines from the Douro, a powerful statement from 100-year-old vines. It has dense black fruits, tempered with an elegant style, the acidity giving a fresh edge to the concentration, spice and layers of wood. Age for 7–8 years and more.
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.