Port Wine DOW’S Quinta Senhora da Ribeira Vintage 2013 75cl
This Vintage reveals intense floral aromas of rock rose and violet, with hints of spice and good acidity, excellent flavors of black fruit. Douro, Portugal
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Due to weather conditions during the harvest of 2013, the selection was very strict, eventually bottling up only eight hulls among the best Port wines fermented in that mill. The amounts were as follows:
Produced from grapes harvested manually, which throughout the vintage lingered less than 40 minutes to get from the vine to the winery, this wine is composed of only 5% of the total production of Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira, which represent the top quality. Result of the combined fermentation in wine press of Sousão grape varieties, Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca, this is an extraordinary wine and stands out from other Vintage Ports produced earlier on Thursday, but continues to show fresh violet floral notes that so perfectly They express the essence of the terroir of this property. In the opinion of Manuel Rocha, one of the tasters 4th generation of evidence of Vila Nova de Gaia room, this is the best Single Quinta Vintage ever made in Senhora da Ribeira, even rivaling the Vintage 1998 Vintage inaugural produced after the Symington family has regained the fifth that year.
With an opaque purple color, the Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira Vintage 2013 shows intense floral aromas of rock rose and violet, thanks to the contribution of traditional Douro Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca. Moreover, the variety Sousão added spice notes and good acidity. This is a full bodied wine with excellent flavors of black fruit and a firm tannic structure, which clearly shows in the mouth as dry style featuring the wines of Dow’s.