2003 Dow Vintage Port

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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NM 96 FTLOP 95 WA 94 WA 94 WE 93 WS 93 WS 93
NM 96

Neal Martin's Wine Journal, July 2009

A magnificent Dow. A deep opaque purple/black colour. Very youthful in appearance. The nose is very pure and as primal as its appearance: blackberry, liquorice, black olive and an engaging sense of minerality. But it is...
FTLOP 95

For The Love of Port, November 2005

A cask sample was flown in for this event. Impressive, although I already have some bottles in the cellar. Black Beauty is an apt moniker for this VP. An expansive and enticing aromatic profile of black cherry, fennel and...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2005

The complex aromatics of the opaque black-colored 2003 Dow Vintage Port display chocolate dried oak black cherries blackberries copious spices and a myriad flowers. This fresh backward wine offers a medium to full-bodied...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2005

The complex aromatics of the opaque, black-colored 2003 Dow Vintage Port display chocolate, dried oak, black cherries, blackberries, copious spices, and a myriad flowers. This fresh, backward wine offers a medium to...
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, March 2008

A powerhouse, but one that shows a certain degree of lushness to its robust blackberry and mint flavors. Finishes long and minerally, bolstered by slightly drying tannins. Should be more approachable by 2015 and last for...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, April 2006

Aromas of blackberries and licorice follow through to a full-bodied palate with lots of sweetness fine tannins and a caressing textured finish. A refined Dow. Best after 2012. 8500 cases made.
WS 93

Wine Spectator, April 2006

Aromas of blackberries and licorice follow through to a full-bodied palate, with lots of sweetness, fine tannins and a caressing, textured finish. A refined Dow. Best after 2012. 8,500 cases made. –JS

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Port
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Vintage 2003
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 20%
Closure Cork