A sweet, raisin-flavored vintage Port with a hugely dark color. Despite the attractive fruit, the wine lacks real intensity of structure. True, there are firm tannins but they are not anchored to the fruit, which misses concentration.
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.