Consultant Anselmo Mendes, well known for his work in the northern Alvarinho region of the Minho and Vinho Verde, has worked his magic here in Lisboa with this beautifully creamy ripe wine. It has touches of yellow fruits that are brightened with acidity and sliced apple flavors. It is still young and likely to develop well, so wait until late 2016.
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.