Floral, ripe and fragrant, this is a stand-out from a new entrant on the vintage Port scene. The forward blackberry flavor is full of sweet tannins. At the same time, the structure, with its core of dense dryness, does promise good aging. This is concentrated and full of potential.
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.