Always an enjoyable wine, the new vintage of Portal's Colheita doesn't disappoint. It is soft, ripe and fruity, with attractive red berry flavor and lively acidity. The wine has been smoothed by wood aging, resulting in a rounded texture that makes it ready to drink now.
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.