A field blend from old-style Port vineyards where as many as 27 grape varieties grow all mixed up. The result is a surprisingly traditional style, with fruitiness combining with a dark and tannic character. It is sweet, the raisin fruitiness a signature.
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.