In northern Portugal, the Arinto makes a ripe and creamy wine. Full-bodied and rounded, this one delivers pineapple as well as crisp apple fruits. It's delicious now, but could do with bottle aging until 2016.
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.