Portugal keeps on giving


Our Portugal specialist over-delivers again.

Here, once again (see Where Portugal is now – reds, Where Portugual is now – whites, Where Portugal is now – second edition and More from Portugal), is an eclectic mix of Portuguese wines sent to me in London by producers taking pity on my inability to travel.

They cover just about every main region, from Minho/Vinho Verde in the north-west to the Alentejo in the south-east, via the Douro, Bairrada, Dão, the Península de Setúbal and Lisboa.

The range of indigenous varieties is equally diverse: among the whites, from crisp Sercial...