Vineyards just across the hills from the Douro have produced this ripe wine. It has fine acidity that gives freshness to the apple, peach and ripe pear fruits. The aftertaste is bright, tight with minerality and citrus. 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.