Sogrape's Alentejo venture has yielded a massive Reserva. It's very dense, ripe, packed with tarry tannins, black fruits and a rich, juicy feel. With its tannins and structure, it is still young and need to age. Drink 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.