With its rosé color and its lightness, this is a new style of Port. It's sweet, lightly fruity, very soft, with few tannins to give texture. For lovers of sweet aperitifs, this would work well. Drink chilled, or use in cocktails.
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.