Half-and-half Arinto and Fernão Pires, this ripe wine has lemon and pineapple fruits, along with tangy acidity. A strong herbal character gives lift as well as crispness. Drink the wine from mid-2017.
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.