About White Port

About White Port
White Ports are an esoteric category of Oporto (Port) fortified wine made white grapes instead of red varietals. The are best enjoyed young and chilled as an aperitif or cocktail ingredient, but some can be cellared to interesting effect. Stylistically, they are close to Ruby Ports with hints of caramelized Tawny character.

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Porto Meneres NV Porto Fine White Douro
87 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of apricot, orange peel, marzipan, and white flowers with a creamy, crisp, sweet medium-full body and a peppery, medium finish with impressions of dried apricots, white raisins, light caramel, sultana, white cherry, and brioche. A classic after dinner sipper, best served with food.
87 points $15.99