Arinto is planted widely in the western Portuguese vineyards. It produces crisp, fruity and immediately drinkable wines—bright, breezy and citrus driven. Acidity makes it refreshing, ending with a light, fresh finish.
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.