Raisin and honey aromas, with a wisp of umami leather too. Raisin, honey, leather and wood spreading out on the palate. Moderate finish with a touch of lemony fig at the very end. Good with savory foods from beef stew to the classic port pairing of blue cheese (Stilton) and walnuts. Recommended. BSE

WHO: W. J. Graham’s
WHAT: Port
WHERE: Porto, Portugal
WHEN: NV, bottled 2011
HOW MUCH: $54 (media sample)

 

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Becky Sue Epstein
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Becky Sue Epstein is Palate Press’s International Editor. An experienced writer, editor, broadcaster, and consultant in the fields of wine, spirits, food, and travel, her work appears in many national publications including Art & Antiques, Luxury Golf & Travel, Food + Wine, and Wine Spectator. She began her career as a restaurant reviewer for the Los Angeles Times while working in film and television.