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Port (White)

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port

The most important fortified sweet wine of Portugal is made in a range of styles including white, rosé, red and tawny, each with a unique taste profile.

Primary Flavors

  • Spiced Pear
  • Quince
  • Almond
  • Honey
  • Vanilla

Taste Profile

Very-sweet

Medium-full Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Port wines do exceptionally well when paired with chocolate and fruit tarts but perhaps the best pairing of them all is an LBV or Vintage Port and Stilton cheese.

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