The white Reserva from Esporão is full-bodied, with a judicious mix of softness and toasty creaminess. There's a great touch of lime to freshen it all up, as well as spice to go with the wood. Aging potential for the next 2–3 years.
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.