Dow's Vintage Port 2011Regular price €350,00
Dow's 2011 vintage won 1st place in the Wine Spectator's TOP 100 ranking in 2014, being the best wine of the year among 18.000 from around the world evaluated by the magazine's critics.
Dow’s Vintage Ports are only produced in years of exceptional quality and represent only a very small part of the total company’s production in that year. On average only two or three times every ten years are the weather conditions sufficiently good to allow for the making of Dow’s Vintage Port.
When young, Dow’s Vintage Ports are purple-black, austere, complex and intensely concentrated, full-bodied and balanced with very fine peppery tannins.
The nose is deep and powerful with strong overtones of violets when young, these mature into fine cinnamon and rose-tea aromas with age.
These wines are aged in seasoned oak casks for some 18 months and are bottled without any filtration or fining whatsoever.
Dow Vintage Ports can be enjoyed when vibrant and young or they can be allowed to age for many years in bottle into a soft and delicate wine of velvet-like elegance.
Alcohol 20 %
Volume 750 ml