Vert de l'Or is a play on words for Verdelho, grown in Anjou since 1810. It is a richly textured wine, ripe with apple, but with a spicy, steely character. Black currants linger in the background of this dry, fragrant wine. Screwcap.
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.