This sweet, fortified dessert wine is very Port-like. It has remarkable structure with dark tannins that encase jammy blackberry flavors. It's full bodied, but brightened with acidity. Ready to drink now, it would be an ideal after-dinner 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.