This is a charming blend, layered and offering subtle nuances lending themselves to a broad array of food pairings. A soft nose offers up white flowers, pears, and Zweiback crackers. Apples, quince, and ginger snaps lead on the palate, finishing with lime and a touch of fresh ginger. Drink with crab cakes. Recommended (88). DH

WHO: Poças
WHAT: White blend (Malvasia Fina, Codego, Rabigato, Viosinho, Moscatel)
WHERE:  Portugal, Duoro
WHEN: 2012
PRICE: $13
 

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