Approaching tawny in color, this is a mature white Port. It has a wood-aged tang, with spice and toast flavors that have given the wine an old gold feel. The surface is sweet, yet there is an underlying dryness.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.