Esporão Reserva White, Alentejo 2016
Intense, elegant, modern style wine with plenty of rich fruit, showing tangerine, grapefruit and peach flavours backed up with subtle, spicy oak undertones. A go-ahead Portuguese estate hugely committed to biodiversity in its vineyards.
|Bottle Size||75 cl|
|Area||Mid & S Portugal|
|Style||Dry and full|
|Grapes||40% Arinto, 30% Roupeiro, 30% Antão Vaz|
|Drinking Guide||Drink Now|
|Food Match||Scallops, with black pudding mash and bacon|
The vast plains of the Alentejo were renowned for their cork oak trees, whose bark was harvested to created bottle closures. These days the region produces affordable red wines, but there are some stunning whites too, this has a smooth, creamy texture and rich, supple fruit.