From a very fine Port vintage, this is ripe and fruity, and also packs a dark punch of tannins. It is on the dry side of Port, structured and compact and still obviously very young. Rich black fruits and the dense tannins promise the right sort of aging, so drink from 2022
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.