This blend of Encruzado and Malvasia Fina is both rich and perfumed. It has a smooth texture that is pointed up by apple and lemon acidity. There is a floral character to the bouquet, while the mouthfeel is ripe and full. The finish, with its textured acidity, promises aging, so drink from 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.