Port Wine LBV Dows 2012 (Douro)
Over the last twenty five years the work done in the Dow’s vineyards and in the Dow’s wineries has resulted in constant improvement to the quality of all the house’s premium Ports. Nowhere has this investment been more in evidence than in the quality of Dow’s Late Bottled Vintage Ports. Dow’s LBV has consistently won more awards that most other LBV Ports on the market and this wine has become recognized around the world as an industry standard for excellence, it is served in countless fine restaurants, on several major international airlines and most importantly it is widely ppreciated by consumers in many countries around the world.
Distinctions: 17 pts in Vinho Grandes Escolhas; 16,5 pts in Revista de Vinhos; Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2014; Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014; Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2012; Commended International Wine Challenge 2012; Gold medal International Wine Challenge 2012.
Very deep, almost opaque center, with an intense garnet colored border.
Full-bodied, but round in the mouth, with flavors of dark and ripe wild fruit.
It can be enjoyed as an aperitif or any other occasion. Ideal accompaniment for nuts, cheeses or desserts.
Excellent aromatic exuberance, showing notes of black currant, cassis and licorice.