Although it is a sweeter style, this is much fresher than the dry vinho verde from this huge cooperative. There is some crispness, but the soft aftertaste gives the sugar away.
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.