A superb wine from the company that also brings you Mateus Rosé. It is mainly made from the local Aragonês, with vibrant perfumed aromas and dry tannins alongside rich, juicy fruit. Wood flavors lend complexity to a wine that should age well for 5 years or more. —R.V.
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.