Cost: $17.70 (Sale: $15.70 until 1 Dec 2013)
Grape Variety: Port variety
Category: Fortified Wine
Location Bought: LCBO General List
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 19.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium to dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
A well balanced & smooth Tawny/port for under $20 that you can describe as either a lighter style port or a more red fruit tawny
Positives: This wine features dried figs, Christmas cake, maraschino cherry in dark chocolate, Kirsch and roasted almonds. Full body with low tannins, good acidity and a fairly long length.
Drink now or cellar it for 5 years and drink on its own or pair it with Chris De La Rosa’s, via Go Cooking, Guinness Ice Cream.
Tasted: 26 Nov 2013
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5/10 Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4