Attractively ripe, this holds traditional Douro white grapes rounded out with Chardonnay. There is acidity enough to balance the rich yellow and white fruit flavors. Mineral structure gives shape to this finely-wrought wine.
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.