Wiese & Krohn have made a specialty of Colheitas, vintage-dated wood-aged Ports. This 1983, aged in wood for 28 years, is an opulent, ripe example of the style. It is sweet and very concentrated, with burnt old wood flavors to go with raisins and prunes. The acidity is intense, a fine counterpoint to the rich fruit.
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.