Soft and smooth, this is a ripe wine. This Alvarinho, planted east of Lisbon, is far south of its normal Vinho Verde region. The wine retains its rich character while adding more tropical fruit flavors. This tangy wine is lightly mineral in texture. It will be ready to drink from the end of 2016.
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.