Named after the Pombal, or dovecote at Vesúvio, this is a soft, ready-to-drink wine. It has attractive acidity and black currant flavors. Layers of tannins offer support while not suggesting any long-term aging. Drink from 2015.
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.