When planted south of its home in the northern Vinho Verde region, Alvarinho reveals a softer side. The acidity in this wine is balanced by the warm yellow fruits and open texture. 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.