Made from old Douro vines, this wine is dark, almost black, with flavors as dense as its color. While rich, it is also fruity with blackberry flavor, sweet tannins and a cutting edge of acidity to give a lift at the end. Drink until 2020.
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.