A hugely structured and powerful wine, this wine comes from old vines at Herdade do Espoão's Douro vineyard. It is rich in black fruits and firm tannins and is still young. There is strength and virility in this sinewy wine with its dark structure and density. Drink this impressive wine from 2020.
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.