This is one of the sweetest Reserve Ports on the market. As such, it is an acquired taste for those used to the more classic, drier styles. But it holds together well, with its ripe fruit, tastes of raisins and richness.
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.