The estate around the former royal palace of Carmo is in the heart of Alentejo. Its white wine is a easygoing blend of Roupeiro, Antão Vaz and Arinto, giving ripeness, yellow and white-fruit flavors and a vibrant bright aftertaste. Drink now.
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.