The Douro river loops around the vineyards of Meão in a big meander, hence the name of this second wine from the estate. It has richness along with the fresh fruits and wonderful juicy acidity of the vintage. Underlying tannins lend their structure and promise medium-term aging. Drink from 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.