Named after the dovecote on the Vesuvio estate, this wine comes from low-yield vines. It is certainly concentrated while preserving plenty of open fruit. The black-cherry and blackberry flavors are combined with some firm dry tannins that will allow the wine to age further. Drink from 2019.
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.