Snappy Alvarinho from Monção e Melgaço
I’d come to the Douro to see port being made. Now it was my turn to help make it.
Blazing with honeyed fruits and spice
“A value wine…”
“Dried herbs and dusty plum…”
“For nutty chocolate desserts…”
“Smooth, ripe, and friendly…”
“Lively, youthful, affordable…”
The biodynamic winemaker on philosophy, technology, modernity, and his young but vital project.
The conversation continues, mostly about the translation of substance into essence.
“A spray of minerals and herbs and fruit…”
“A pétillant-naturel Loureiro with no yeast or sugar addition…”