Offley, established in 1737, is a famous old Port house. This 30-year-old tawny, aged in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia at the mouth of the Douro river, has a strong sense of wood aging that gives acidity and a golden glow to the palate. Like any aged tawny, it can be drunk now.
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.