With Anselmo Mendes, the Vinho Verde master, as consultant, this is a coastal Lisboa wine that has plenty of the crisp texture that comes from the Alvarinho in the blend. There is a perfumed touch from Viognier, giving the wine crispness as well as a rich background. Drink this wine from 2018.
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.