This really fits the bill for an easy-drinking, rich style of Port. Packed with aromatic fruit, herbs, chocolate and tannins, it combines sweetness with ripeness and structure. There is a dark, dry aftertaste that adds complexity.
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.