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Dow's Quinta do Bomfim 2004

Release Notes

This wine is ageing in our cellars, and not yet released for sale.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,10
Baumé: 3,4

Tasting Notes

Jane MacQuitty critic

The Times source
2014 tasting note year

Quinta do Bomfim 2004 Vintage Port: A gorgeous glass...punch and personality makes it one of the most thrilling of the great Single Quinta Vintage Ports...renowned for its grip and dry finish, this delicious Vintage Port is crammed with seductive plummy, smokey black-pepper spice.

The Times, December 20th, 2014

Roy Hersh critic

www.fortheloveofport.com source
2006 tasting note year

One of my favorites from the Symington's stable of 2004 VPs. This dark purplish colored SQVP delivers a sexy nose and is laden with dense, ripe strawberry and raspberry fruit. The palate attack is surprisingly sweet for a Bomfim and it has more of a viscous, black fruit profile which is smooth and ultra-ripe. The tannins are prominent and showing more drying astringency than when I tried it nearly four months ago. Today it shows as a chewy, concentrated beast with a superlative layered finish. This youngster shows a solid core within which will drink best in a couple of decades or three.

Score: 94/100

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. 2015
  2. 2010
  3. 2009
  4. 2008
  5. 2006
  6. 2005
  7. 2002
  8. 2001
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  10. 1998
  11. 1996
  12. 1995
  13. 1992
  14. 1990
  15. 1989
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  18. 1986
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  20. 1982
  21. 1979
  22. 1978
  23. 1965
  24. 1962
  25. 1961
  26. 1958
  27. 1954
  28. 1952
  29. 1948


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