A blend of two local grapes, Maria Gomes and Bical, this soft, resiny wine has an intensely dry character. Apples as well as raisins give an intriguing set of flavors. Drink from 2015.
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.