Not an intense or concentrated wine, perhaps, but this Reserve Port from Churchill's is well balanced and finely structured. There are flavors of green figs that give it freshness, and a dry aftertaste. A slight stalky flavor is the only off note.
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.