This blend of Verdelho and Alvarinho nicely combines the perfume of the first variety and the smooth richness of the second. The result is a wine that has refreshing acidity, bright green- and white-fruit flavors and lively final acidity.
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.