3 wines to try, buy and put by

Niepoort, Dry White Port NV; Wolf Blass, Yellow Label Chardonnay, South Australia 2011; Château Fourcas Hosten, AC Listrac Médoc 2008.

10th August, 2013
Niepoort, Dry White Port NV.

A run of warm weather brings the perennially overlooked dry white Port to mind. In the Douro Valley, where they have months of warm weather every year, they actually drink it as a cocktail. I prefer to drink it from the fridge with salted almonds or mini-pretzels, which are perfect with white Port's cool nutty edge and savoury, mercury-smooth wash.

It has become a firm favourite. To make, combine about one part chilled white Port,...

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