Monção is the home of Portuguese Alvarinho. Ripe and opulent, this is full of yellow fruit, tangy citrus and intense acidity. After an extra year of aging, this finely balanced and impressive wine is ready to drink.
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.