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Dow's Quinta do Bomfim 1995

Release Notes

The wine has a lifted, fragrant nose with overtones of eucalyptus.  The colour is a deep opaque purple.  On the palate, fresh berry fruit and the classic Bomfim finish of almonds.  As always the Dow's style is drier than most comparable Vintage Ports.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,80
Baumé: 3,0

Tasting Notes

SFE Tasting Room Team critic

SFE source
2006 tasting note year

Very dark red colour. On the nose excellent red fruit aromas, and with floral characteristics such as violets. On the palate showing a fine robust structure, with silky tannins and a long and peppery finish.

critic

International Wine Challenge (competition) source
2003 tasting note year

Still in its youth, this intense, almost black Port is really one for the gods. It is silky smooth with violets, prunes figs and raisins. Its smoky weight and spicy, floral fruit are embedded in the elegant velvet finish.

Score: Gold Medal

More about Dow's Quinta do Bomfim

To learn more about Quinta do Bomfim here on The Vintage Port Site, read a brief Profile of the Dow's Brand, and a detailed viticultural profile of the Quinta do Bomfim.  If you would like to learn even more about Dow's history and the full range of Ports styles offered, visit the Dow's website.

See details of other years in which this wine was made

  1. 2010
  2. 2009
  3. 2008
  4. 2006
  5. 2005
  6. 2004
  7. 2002
  8. 2001
  9. 1999
  10. 1998
  11. 1996
  12. 1992
  13. 1990
  14. 1989
  15. 1988
  16. 1987
  17. 1986
  18. 1984
  19. 1982
  20. 1979
  21. 1978
  22. 1965
  23. 1962
  24. 1961
  25. 1958
  26. 1954
  27. 1952
  28. 1948


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