A blend of classic Douro white grapes, this is a perfumed, textured wine. Still young, it shows green fruits, sliced apples and a lemon-zest aftertaste. With all its acidity, the wine needs to calm down a little, so drink from late 2017.
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.