(Port)Wine of the month July 2015: Carvalhas Branco 2012
To be German and recommend a white wine from the Douro might lead to be by court martialed, but I really believe that these many old, autochthone grape varieties do present unique aromas.
Since Jorge Morreira took over winemaking at Real Companhia Velha, the quality of Ports and Douro DOCs went through the roof...
Light-golden Colour. Intense Citrusfruits dominate the Nose, but perfectly balanced by the wood. Spicy, complex on the palate with noticeable acidity. Grapefruits, Quitte, floral notes. Long aftertaste. 18