With its enticing perfumes, sweet plum and damson fruit flavors, this is initially a seductive wine. But at the same time, the vivid acidity and the strong tannic element suggest good aging potential.
A fine, structured wine from one of the Port houses now owned by Sogrape (Portugal’s largest wine producer). It is in a relatively fast maturing style, but the Port has great, ripe blackberry jelly flavors, some dry tannins and a full, fleshy feel. Imported by Tri-Vin Imports.
This is a finely balanced, rich but elegant wine, from a company owned by Sogrape, Portugal’s largest wine producer. There is some good burnt caramel flavor, as well as ripe fruit, and a delicious, just lightly fresh aftertaste.
Offley’s Ports have improved considerably in quality. This LBV is the first fruits of new owners Sogrape, Portugal’s largest wine company (who also own Ferreira and Sandeman Ports). It is ripe, elegant and immediately fruity, with an attractive aroma of tea roses. But with its tannins and balance between sweetness and dryness, there is a more serious side to the…
This is more of a chunky, rich tawny; the mouthfeel comes across more syrupy than svelte. But with a ton of hazelnut/walnut character and plenty of bitter coffee nuances on the finish, it comes home nicely.