The wine is rich, bringing together two great white grapes. Both give the ripe smooth texture, while the Alvarinho also brings in its crisper charms. Pear and green-plum flavors dominate this intense and concentrated wine. Drink from late 2017.
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.