An easy drinking, ready to drink Port, with few pretensions. But it is soft and pleasant enough, with its flavors of gum arabic and soft, rich fruit. Some bitterness in the aftertaste lets the wine down.
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.