Richly golden in color, this Moscatel is grown on the plateau high above the Douro Valley. Long wood aging has masked much of the typical varietal character, yet yields a rich wine that has concentrated over the years and is now ready to be enjoyed.
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.