The far north eastern corner of Portugal is a remote region and tends to be overlooked, hence the name of this wine. Its rich, juicy red fruits are already delicious and full of spicy tannins. The wine is ready to drink.
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.