Port Wine DOW’S LBV 5cl miniature
Excellent, enjoyed in any time and goes well with all types chocolate-based desserts, and as hard cheeses or even a cheese goat.
Mini bottle 5cl
LBV – Late bottled vintage
Intense ruby color. The nose is full of ripe black fruits with attractive notes of spice and jam blackberries. The palate is full-bodied with prunes and a very long finish, slightly dry, with a hint of spice.
The Dow’s LBV can be enjoyed in any time and goes well with all types chocolate-based desserts, and as hard cheeses or even a cheese goat.
The wine year
In his vintage report, compiled in October 2009, Paul Symington wrote, “This has been a challenging year for the Douro people and for wine produce. Three years in a row dry region like ours is still complicated plus the already difficult task of exploring vineyards mountain. ” The combination of drought and intense heat, translated into production substantially lower. Furthermore, screening rigorous fruit on the carpets of choice also contributed to a more harvest short. However, adaptability and resistance the Douro varieties won the Uso adverse, with Touriga Franca varieties and Touriga Nacional – in particular – to disclose good performances.
Total acidity: 4.4 g / l tartaric acid
“A top brand name owned by family in the world of wines, Symington. Dow’s, prestigious brand and quality ”
Susan Keevil / Susy Atkins, Which? Wine Guide 2003
“Sorting the Dow’s like 5 stars … extraordinary. “
Robert Parker, Parker’s Wine Buying Guide 2003