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When should I drink white Port?

White Port is made in the same way as ruby Port, but using white grapes rather than red. They are rather good served chilled as an aperitif. Or drink it as guests do when they visit Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas – poured over ice in a tall glass, topped up with tonic and a leaf of fresh mint.

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Correspondingly, how do you drink dry white port?

White Port can be used as a lower-alcohol alternative to gin, mixed with tonic. Graham recommends mixing '50ml of Churchill's dry white Port, 100ml of tonic water [he prefers Fevertree], orange peel and a sprig of mint to garnish. Pour all into a glass with ice cubes and stir well.

Also, can port wine be white? Port is a sweet, red, fortified wine from Portugal. Port wine is most commonly enjoyed as a dessert wine because its richness. There are several styles of Port, including red, white, rosé, and an aged style called Tawny Port.

People also ask, do you drink white port chilled?

White Port Is The Ultimate Late-Summer Drink. That answer is dry white port, simply served chilled on its own, or with some tonic and ice. When most people think about port, the fortified wine from Portugal's Douro Valley, they're usually picturing the luscious red kind served as an after dinner drink.

What is the best white Port?

Best White Port

Wine Name Grape Avg Price
Kopke Very Old Dry White Port, Portugal Port Blend White $280
Alves de Sousa Quinta da Gaivosa 10 Year Old White Port, Portugal Port Blend White $27
Quevedo 30 Year Old White Port, Portugal Port Blend White $102
Quinta do Infantado White Port, Portugal Port Blend White $17

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