In my continued Port education I bough this Ruby to further get to grips with the various styles. It is deep ruby colored- who would have thought. The nose has medium intensity aromas of blackberry jam, raisins, blueberry pie, a touch of heat, prunes and a walnut-like note. The palate is off-dry with medium acidity and medium (+) tannins. The body is medium (+) but I don’t get a hint of the heat I caught on the nose- good thing. The fruit is very fresh if you can call prunes and raisins fresh-tasting! Anyways, the palate offers up the jammy and cooked flavors I got on the nose minus the walnuts. The wine leaves a coating of lithe tannins on my gums at the finish which is medium length. An interesting sensation to say the least. It is making me purse my lips, wanting more of this elixir. I like it and at $12 it is very easy to stock up on. 89 points from me makes this my new favorite 5-star Port. Drink fresh. Salut….