Port


port

Portugal’s flagship; an aged, sweet fortified wine that comes in a wide range of styles, largely based on ageing techniques. Commonly seen styles include Ruby and Tawny.

Primary Flavors

  • Plum
  • Dried Cherry
  • Chocolate
  • Raisin
  • Cinnamon

Taste Profile

Very-sweet

Full Body

High Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Port and blue cheese are an exceptional pairing, the pungency and saltiness vs. the sweetness is next level.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly