A soft, gentle style, with hints of caramel from wood that give the Port roundness. The fruit is fresh, sweet, and then the acidity shoots through. The finish is full of ripe jamminess.
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.