A drier style of white Port, its richness coming from concentrated flavors of spice, almond and vanilla. There is some good acidity to give the wine a refreshing aftertaste, leaving a flavor of dried oregano along with the spirit.
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.