This powerful, fruity wine is full of ripe berry and plum fruit. It's delicious, its fruitiness right to the fore. The firm tannins are behind, giving a solid texture. This is a Port with a long-term future and an attractive medium-term.
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.