Six months in wood have changed the naturally crisp character of the Arinto grape for something altogether much richer. It offers spice as well as ripe red apples and peppered pears. 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.