Sold only in a wooden crate 4-pack of 500-ml bottles, Pequeño João, or little John, is the young wine of Malhadinha Nova. With its fresh fruit, it relishes that role, with bright clean berry flavors, good acidity and richness.
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.