Quinta da Lapa has plantings of the rare Tamarez grapes that have gone into the blend of this wine along with Arinto. It is perfumed, ripe and fruity with a touch of spice and citrus and yellow fruit flavors. Drink now.
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.