Now that the color of this superb wine has gone to old gold, it has definitely become a gloriously mature Port. The color translates into sweetness, which is allied to acidity, richness and an immense intensity due to its long wood aging.
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.