Aging has brought out a toffee character as well as the red fruits. It is ripe, smoothly textured and recognizably a Port with the hints of spirit at the end.
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.