This rounded, ripe wine has a considerable amount of creamy Alvarinho in the blend. With a year's aging, it is full-bodied, while retaining the cool, crisp character of wines from Portugal's north. Drink this fresh and rich wine now.
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.