Better known in the Dão for its red wines, the Alfrocheiro grape can obviously make attractive sparkling wines. This Blanc de Noirs is fresh with just a touch of tannin and full of red currant fruit flavors. Drink now, for its freshness and fruit.
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.