A great sweet, Porty wine, soft and immediately fruity. There's big, ripe, generous fruit with great acidity and lovely, ripe red-berry flavors. Wood tannins at the heart give structure to the juicy fruit; it should age well over the next five years. —R.V.
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.