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Dow Quinta De Senhora Da Ribeira Port Vintage 2015 Product #32409 (In Stock)
Dow Quinta De Senhora Da Ribeira Port Vintage 2015 Dow Quinta De Senhora Da Ribeira Port Vintage 2015

In "declared" vintages, Dow's makes it's vintage ports from fruit grown across it's Port holdings, but two great vineyards - Bomfin and Senhora da Ribeira - always comprise the wine's core.  In great years when no Vintage is declared, you get the chance to taste vintage Ports made just from these sites - in this case, the "single quinta" Port of Senhora da Ribeira.

Like most Port houses, Dow's came within a whisker of declaring 2015, deciding to hold off only when the massive quality of 2016 became apparent (Port houses generally declare only 3-4 vintages per decade and almost never two in a row).  You'll certainly taste why 2015 was so compelling here in this wine from the remote, hot, Douro Superior.  Delicious now and with 40+ years of life to come.

"The 2015 Quinta de Senhora da Ribeira, the Douro Superior quinta, is a blend of Touriga Franca 55%, Touriga Nacional 35% and Sousão 10%. It comes in at 98 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is a relatively big boy on first taste, showing good structure and a mouth-coating demeanor. The delicious flavors, laced with cherry-chocolate and some mint, make it enticing, not just well structured. This is a lovely single-quinta that should age pretty well and still be approachable young. 700 cases produced."Wine Advocate 93 points

"Rich and fruity, this wine is packed with intense black-currant flavors. It is perfumed, ripe with a good tannic background. The density of the wine and the firm structure point to a long aging process. Drink this beautifully structured wine from 2026."Wine Enthusiast 93 points

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