This blend of Alvarinho and Loureiro is both herbaceous and ripe. The tang of the texture manages to bring out the grapefruit flavor while allowing space for the underlying white peach note. The finish is rich, and the wine will age for another year.
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.