This is a blend of Chardonnay and Arinto that was matured in wood. It shows ripe tropical fruit flavors that combine with toasty notes of oak to give a wine that is smooth, rich and creamy. The wine is still young, and will develop a richer character. Drink from late 2016.
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.