Part of a range of wines made to show the strengths of each wine region. This Douro wine certainly brings out the tough soil and the firm tannins. They go along with dark fruits, a mineral texture and the spice from wood aging. Drink this serious, dense wine 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.