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DOW'S 1985 Vintage Port MAGNUMS

Vintage 1985
  • DOW'S 1985 Vintage Port MAGNUMS

Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Roriz and Baroca

, Portugal Portugal

FREE delivery in Stratford upon Avon and local area. Min order 6 x 75cl bottles, or 12 x 50cl bottles.

The 1985 is a great classic Port Vintage, with concentrated, rich and potent wines. The year was a general declaration of vintage, the majority of Houses judging it to be up to their high standards. 1985 was a model year for the growth of the vines: a wet winter followed by a moderate spring led into an extremely warm June and a hot July and August. The harvest took place under perfect weather conditions, and the fermentations went well also. From the very start shippers were predicting outstanding wines. The resulting ports are characterised as being forward with enormous structure, and staggering depth, dimension, and length. They are at the peak of their maturity and will remain so for another 10-15 years. A Port from 1985 would make an excellent 35 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary.
"Drinking beautifully now at early optimal maturity, this has at least another few years of development in front of it and many years of drinking pleasure after that. Now it is nicely developed, well integrated, juicy and ripe with a nice balance between its power, weight, and texture; it is succulent but still elegant. Delicious. Really excellent." On-Line

"Drinking beautifully optimal maturity, nicely developed, well integrated, juicy & ripe, weight & texture, succulent & elegant, delicious. Really excellent." 

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PER BOTTLE £200.00 (inc VAT)

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