Color: Brownish ruby with orange highlights.
Aroma: Dried fruit, dried fig, orange marmalade, notes of black cherry, raspberry, dry tobacco leaves and vanilla.
Mouth: Generous, good volume, good structure, dense, soft finish, long and persistent.
Considered by J. Benoit as "The Vintage of the Poor Man's Port", a Porto to drink now and that can age 5 to 6 years in the bottle. Serve at 15°C/59°F.
Warm grilled figs on blue cheese toasts, poached figs with reduced sauce and vanilla ice cream, dense chocolate cake, mocha/chocolate mousse, chocolate-covered orange peels, and a variety of cheeses.
- Alcohol: 19.5%
- Residual sugars: 104 g/l
- Total acidity: 4.2 g/l (as tartaric acid)
- V.A.: 0.27 g/l (as acetic acid)
- pH: 3.52