An intensely orange-pink-colored wine, this is a blend of the local Castelão with Touriga Nacional and Syrah. Its acidity is filled out with ripe red-berry fruits and a smooth texture of vanilla. The wine is soft and 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.