. For a hot country white wine, this is deliciously fresh. Based on the Arinto grape, the wine's floral aromas, flavors of ripe apricots and fresh aftertaste just burst out of the glass. Oenologist João Portugal Ramos also makes his own wines in the Alentejo.
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.