This is a ripe, full wine, retaining Vinho Verde's classic taut acidity, but rounded out with sweet apple and lime flavors. It's food friendly and would make for a fine apéritif.
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.