2003 has been declared a vintage by all the major the Port houses - and the wines look well-structured and certainly long-lived.
Vintage port is often held up as the most aristocratic of wines. But RICHARD MAYSON argues that a 20-year-old tawny can offer greater overall drinking pleasure.
Portugal has spent the last 20 years rediscovering its terroir. RICHARD MAYSON looks at how its best quality areas are now prospering.
Four Portuguese red wines were placed among the world’s greatest at an international blind tasting in Lisbon last month.