The fragrant, delicious Encruzado is the star of this wine. Lightly toasted from wood fermentation and aging, it has great acidity that balances the fresh, bright apples and the ripe textured aftertaste. Drink from 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.