This is a delicious wine, where the richness of Chardonnay dominates the fresher character of Arinto, resulting in a creamy, full-textured wine with touches of vanilla and ripe yellow fruits. It's well balanced, with the ripe acidity showing well at the end.
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.