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Portugal in magnum
30 Mar 2009 by Jancis Robinson
As I explained in What we're up to next week , I spent much of last weekend with my nose in a glass of Portuguese wine and will be reporting in more detail next month on the 100+ wines I tasted. My tasting was in two sessions. Much of the Saturday was spent in the Düsseldorf cellar described in Fine Portuguese wines - an historic perspective tasting almost 100 modern Portuguese wines out of bottle, many of them white. But I was greeted on the Friday night with a line-up of magnums from the era 1995-2005, plus a more senior example of Barca Velha , Portugal's answer to the Vega Sicilia of Spain in terms of its relatively long...

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