The first vintage of table wines from Quinta do Noval has resulted in two wines in the style of Bordeaux chateau. This wine is the equivalent of the estate's second wine. It is initially herbal, medicinal almost, but the fruit bursts out with intense black flavors and freshness, with an intensity that promises well over the next 4–5 years.
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.