search advanced search my cart my account
home buy wine buy spirits about us buy gifts
Buy Wine
• by region
• by grape variety
• by producer
Buy Spirits
Wine Tastings
Mt. Carmel Picks
New Arrivals
2-Fers
Dow's Vintage Port 1991

Dow's Vintage Port 1.5 L 1991     
Sku: 11338

Vintage Port is the outstanding wine of an outstanding year. Perhaps on average only three times in a decade is the weather suitable for the declaration of a Vintage year and only a small handful of vineyards in the Alto Douro produce wines of the potential to become Vintage Port.

The wine is aged for two to two and a half years in wood before being bottled, unfiltered. The pride of every shipper, Vintage Port can be purchased at once and allowed, over many years, to mature and develop a unique character, completely different from all wood-aged Port.

Dow’s is perhaps best known for its Vintages, which command high prices at auction, reflecting their excellence.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 90 points (Feb 1995)
The firmly-structured, moderately tannic, impressively colored and concentrated 1991 Vintage Port is less precocious and more reserved than the 1992 Quinta do Bomfim Vintage Port. It may develop along the lines of the stern but powerful 1977. The wine offers a classic display of black fruits, licorice, and chocolate aromas and flavors, as well as a full-bodied, muscular style with considerable tannin and firmness. Give it 10-12 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 30+.”

Related Searches
Portugal
Duriense
Minho
Terras Madeirenses
Douro - Porto
Regional Varietals:
Non-Varietal White Blend
Port Blend
Regional Wineries:
Adriano Ramos-Pinto
Fonseca
Presidential
Country: Portugal
Region: Duriense
Sub-Region: Douro - Porto
Grape Varietal: Port Blend
Type: Still wine, Fortified
 
Reg. $139.99
  Buy Dow's Vintage Port

* Free local delivery on orders over $150 to Manhattan, the Bronx and Lower Westchester.

Shipping Info . Privacy Policy . Legal Notice
Copyright © 2014 Mount Carmel Wine & Spirits . Powered by Beverage Media Group