This is a brightly crisp wine, bringing out the acidity in Alvarinho rather than the more exotic fruitiness. It has a direct line of fresh citrus, a mineral tang and juicy freshness. 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.