Lightly toasty in character, this is a rich and creamy wine. Here the Alvarinho, far south of its home territory, shows a warm, ripe side with a tropical and yellow fruit character. The aftertaste is full and fruity.
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.