A crisp wine, fruity and with a good sense of acidity and citrus fruits. Being made from Alvarinho, it also has a richer background to give this wine great intensity despite its light weight. It is the sort of Alvarinho that needs to age, so drink ideally from early 2018.
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.