It's rare to find a Portuguese white wine this old still available. While it does taste mature, it has wonderful nutty flavors and acidity, giving an old gold, yeasty character. This is a food wine, with its structure and mineral aftertaste. Drink now.
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.