This wood-aged blend of Arinto and Chardonnay is a fine contrast between the round toastiness of the Chardonnay and the fresher, tank-fermented Arinto. It works to give a ripe, full wine that is textured, with ripe apple flavors lifted by acidity. Drink from 2017.
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.