One of Portugal's legendary wines, this white Pêra-Manca is beautifully rounded and ripe, with apricots, toast and an intense series of fruit and herbal flavors. It has concentration, while also showing great elegance and impressive aging potential. Drink in two years, but also age for five.
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.