This is a soft wine that seems removed from the tight, mineral Alvarinhos found further north in Portugal. It has a smooth texture, the acidity lying easily over the ripe apple flavor. Drink from 2016.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.