This wine comes from the small region of Alenquer, which is in the larger Lisboa area. That influence of the ocean shows in the crisp black fruits and in the juicy acidity. The wine is ready to drink.
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.