From a 73-acre vineyard, owned by Quinta dos Roques, on the slopes of the Serra de Estrella, Portugal's highest mountains. With 10% wood aging, this is has a light vanilla touch, but that is quickly mixed with the ripe lemon and honey, peach and cantaloup melon flavors.
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.