With its concentration and dark tannins, this is a wine that will need many years of aging. It is a serious combination of great style and great power. From one of the top Douro vineyards, this is a wine with an impressive, long-lasting sense of presence.
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.