Howard's Folly is a small producer of wine from the Alentejo region of Portugal. The winemaker, David Baverstock, is an Australian by nationality but long time Portuguese resident who is credited with revolutionizing the Portuguese wine industry by introducing new world techniques to old world material.
He has won the Portuguese Red Wine Trophy at both the 1999 and 2002 International Wine Challenges, as well as winemaker of the year (Portugal) 1999, the first non Portuguese Winemaker to do so.
This white wine has complex aromas of citrus, lychees and toast. The palate is rich and structured with a creamy texture and fresh acidity that gives it great balance and a long finish. The fermentation and partial aging done in new French oak barrels lends complexity to the wine.
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This wine pairs fantastically with richer fish dishes, pork, chicken and anything in a cream sauce or with mushrooms.