The crisp Vital grape, local to the Lisboa region, is obvious in this light and bright wine. It has a wonderful tangy character, with delicious acidity. Full of citrus and green plums, it offers a bright aftertaste. Drink 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.