From Monsão, this is quintessential Alvarinho, ripe and full-bodied, with the typical apple skin structure and the hint of tropical fruits. Even though it is so ripe, it remains crisp and fresh. Imported by Aveleda Imports.
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.