From a series of single variety wines from Vilacetinho, this Loureiro shows the aromatic character that has made this an increasingly popular variety for local producers. It has a delicate perfume, great acidity, and crispness and a very direct apple quality that is deliciously cool.
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.