The blend of local Douro white grapes gives a soft wine that has a fine streak of freshness. Citrus is balanced with white peach and shot through with mineral acidity. Drink this 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.