A rich and weighty wine, the Alvarinho fruit ripe and creamy. Pear and peach flavors have a rounded feel, accompanied by textured acidity. This is a very fine Vinho Verde.
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.