This is a bone dry Vinho Verde, very crisp and tight. It has the freshest sliced apple and lime flavors that are both refreshing and invigorating. From high, cool vineyards, this is a fine wine that would benefit from a few more months in bottle.
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.