Guarda Rios is Portuguese for the kingfisher bird, which lives near the Tejo (Tagus) river. This crisp blend of Chardonnay with Alvarinho and Sauvignon Blanc has a light hint of wood aging, more of crisp green fruits and lemon zest highlights.
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.