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1985 VINTAGE PORT, Dow’s

Bin:  978

Alcohol percentage:  20%

Grape variety:

A blend of Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Roriz and Baroca. Dows’ grapes are made in ‘robotic’ lagares, where machines imitate the traditional crushing by foot

Producer:

One of the historic Port houses owned by the Symington family. The Dow’s estate includes four great Quintas (farms) from which the heart of their production comes – Senhora de Ribeira, Santinho, Sol and Bomfim. The last is the main source of the Vintage Port – 59 hectares of steep, rocky, south-facing vineyard. It has a lodge and its own private railway siding for the transport of the Port down the Douro to Vila Nova de Gaia for maturation

Maturity potential:

2005-2025

Press review:

“A great colour, and a gentle nose of maturity. An elegantly composed palate, although it still shows quite a little extract, tannin and even a little spirit. Nevertheless it has a very admirable structure, and a supple style that makes it easy to drink now if one appreciates impact and substance in Port.” – www.thewinedoctor.com
Gold Medal in International Wine Challenge 2013 (strange to be judged in 2013, but there you go!)

£85.00

£80.75 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£76.50 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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