Pear and creamy apples round out a soft, fruity wine. The Arinto grapes give a plum skin tightness to the structure, but the main character is of a full, ripe but also fresh wine.
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.