Aged for four years in old wood before bottling, this ripe, soft and sweet wine is typical of the Borges style of Port. It is fruity with ripe damsons, prunes and fine concentration. With acidity and touches of tannin to give the wine shape, it is balanced and ready to drink.
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.