Barbeito, Rainwater Reserva Medium Dry, 5 Year Old
A fresh, lighter-weight blend of Tinta Negra (80%) and Verdelho, not subject to estufagem but aged in French oak. This boasts gentle, toasted aromas and a savoury note with a touch of citrussy acidity. Delicious served chilled as an aperitif.
Price: UK – £12.95 (500ml) Roberson, Solent Cellar, The Wine Society
Taster: Richard Mayson