A light, soft, sweet modern style of Port, flavored with raisins and some fresh acidity. There are stalky currant flavors, wood tannins, but the main emphasis is on an easy, soon to drink character.
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.