The fact that this LBV is unfiltered means it can age, although with its powerful fruit it is ready to drink now. Following the Fonseca style of rich Ports, this wine relishes its full texture, spice and great concentration.
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.