Firm and dry, this LBV from a fine Port year is structured, showing dry tannins as well as ripe, dry fruits. That means the richness is restrained, giving elegance, perfumes of violets and finishing with some tight acidity.
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.