A typical local blend of Arinto, Fernão Pires and Chardonnay, this is smooth, ripe and creamy. It has touches of herb, honey and pineapple, which are laced together by citrusy acidity. The finish is soft.
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.