Skin-contact wine from Avesso grapes
Saline Alvarinho with a mineral finish
Snappy Alvarinho from Vinho Verde
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.