You now have FREE access to nearly , wine, beer and spirit reviews. With its inky dark color, this is darkly dense, a huge mouthful of black fruits and dark, initially medicinal flavors and firm, concentrated tannins. It will age 20 years at least, but its sweet, ripe fruit suggest it could be drunk much earlier than that. Roger Voss. All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind.
By buying this product you can collect up to 3 point points. Add to Favorites. In the mouth it shows a blend of power and elegance with tight and very firm tannins, solid set that finishes long and promising, giving it a great aging potential. Food Pairing: It can be appreciated as an aperitive or on any other ocasion. Ideal accompaniment to nuts, cheeses or deserts.
The lack of water during the early part of the growing season led to very little pressure from disease. Our concern in July was mainly one of doubting the vines capacity to ripen the grapes due to the drastic shortage of water. The vintage stood out for the perfect weather conditions for the whole period. The young Ports showed good structure with very fresh berry fruit aromas, resulting from the cooler than normal ripening period.
All products were chosen independently by our editorial team. Read our full review of the best ports. Vintage port is only made in the best years. Wines are aged for two years in cask and then bottled. The label will only have the name of the shipper and the year on it.