This is a very fine wine with its dense tannins and concentrated black fruits. It is a structured wine that shows the intimate connection between Touriga Nacional and the tough growing conditions of the Douro. Its fruit and its firm core all point to aging. 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.