In terms of price, this wine can be considered the entry-level wine for the increasing range of Douro wines form this famed Port estate. This wine is all about fruit—bright red fruits—and just a touch of spice and toast from the wood aging. Drink the wine from early 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.