The Sousão is one of the also-rans in Port terms, but here it shows great style and freshness, lifted by its dark tannins and solid fruit structure. A finely balanced wine that offers a touch of juicy red fruits, but also clear, ripe spice. Imported by Michael Skurnik Wines.
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.