Great wines from Portugal
5 May 2009 by Jancis Robinson
See also Good old Dão , Julia's notes on a retrospective tasting. It is so sad that top-quality Portuguese wine is not more widely known and appreciated. Admittedly, the fact that Portugal now has such a vibrant wine culture (I'm told that something like seven annual wine guides are published in Portugal) has meant that prices for the wines most highly regarded by the Portuguese have escalated, but these wines have such a strong personality, I don't think any interested wine drinker should deny themselves the Portuguese experience. And, as Julia pointed out here , the white wines are rapidly catching up with the reds. Even...

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