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Port’s Pleasures—and Future

Kim Marcus
Issue: February 28, 2013

Two recent tastings highlight the glories of Port's past and its promise for the future. Though Port is among the world's most underappreciated wines, the tastings proved, once again, that it is one of its most special. If there were one wine I would gather up for a desert island sojourn, it would without a doubt be a fine Vintage Port. Wine Spectator's Kim Marcus explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 29, 2013.

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