From selected grapes, this partially wood-aged wine is a rich take on Vinho Verde. It has weight and a fine creamy texture. The acidity and the orange zest flavors are filled out with ripe apples and green plums with just a hint of toast. Drink from late 2017.
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.