Impressive 2008 ports, and a pink'un
12 Aug 2010 by Richard Hemming
Port, for many of us, is inextricably related to weather. In England, it is strictly a seasonal drink, to be sipped by log fires during long nights. Not quite so many would think of a white port and tonic as a refreshing summer aperitif, but it is not uncommon in France. Chilled tawny might be another warm weather splash, but surely only within the most wine-savvy circles. Now there is another option: rosé port. Cashing in, perhaps, on the growing trend for drinking pink table wine all year round, Croft launched their Pink Port in 2008. It is pictured here alongside its preferred serving suggestion, over ice. Originally classified...

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