The wine comes from the Alentejo vineyards owned by Portugal's largest company. Named after the local black pigs, the wine is fruity although with a core of tannins. Young, bright and packed with berry flavors, it is a wine to drink now or (better) from 2018.
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.