Port has had brandy added during its creation, resulting in a sweet, high alcohol wine. Vintage port has the richest, deepest flavor. It’s grape juice for adults. Lots of fruit balanced by alcohol and silky tannins. Tawny Port is tan in color and has spent a few years in contact with oak to impart a nutty flavor. Ruby Port has had the least time in contact with oak and is generally a fruit-forward port with a little spice.
Enjoy Port With:
Port is generally served as an after dinner drink. It’s rich sweet flavor is generally a good companion to chocolate or the powerful flavors of blue cheese.