This small jewel of an estate in the Torto Valley is owned by Cristiano van Zeller, who has transformed the vineyard. The 2001 is a rich, luxurious vintage Port, solid but shot through with ripe, concentrated fruit, flavors of dark plums and a dry aftertaste.
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.