Sandeman has produced a dark-colored, fruity wine, with aromas of chocolate, which is soft, easy to drink and certainly not for aging. With its sweetness and richness, it is almost like a New World table wine in style—enjoyable but maybe not Port. —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.