Perfumed Verdelho gives a ripe wine that is full and rich in the mouth. It has spice as well as sweet apricot and mango flavors. The acidity is a much lighter element, leaving a wine that feels fat and round.
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.