Avesso, a rare varietal in the Vinho Verde region, has produced a smooth and ripe wine. It has flavors of green olive, pear and a tight citrus character. There's fine depth of flavor on this delicious wine.
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.