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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


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:


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!)


£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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