A dark wine from the most widely grown red grape in Portugal, the indigenous Castelão is rich and even now ready to drink. With its dense texture, red berry fruits and spice flavors, it's a forward food-friendly wine.
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.