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Dow Porto 20-Year Tawny NV

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red Wine by Dow from Port, Portugal

Region: Portugal » Douro » Porto

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Winery: Dow's
Color: Red
Variety: Blend
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Currently six members of the Symington family are fully engaged in the management of Dow’s, they represent the 12th and 13th generations involved in the Port trade via their great grandmother Beatrice Atkinson and over 350 years since their ancestors played a significant role in laying the foundations of the Port trade. Together with the family’s other Port firms, Dow’s is the only surviving in... Read more
Currently six members of the Symington family are fully engaged in the management of Dow’s, they represent the 12th and 13th generations involved in the Port trade via their great grandmother Beatrice Atkinson and over 350 years since their ancestors played a significant role in laying the foundations of the Port trade. Together with the family’s other Port firms, Dow’s is the only surviving independent Port producer in the hands of just one family amongst all the great historic Port companies. Following the great investments made in vineyards in the late 19th century, the company was one of the first to build a modern winery in the region in 1964, later to be adapted to become one of the first wineries with temperature control in all its fermentation tanks. In 1997, the company built a new winery at Quinta do Sol, widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative in Portugal. This was a major investment for the Symington family. The company’s commitment to top quality vineyard ownership, winemaking and the finest Ports remains at the heart of this family business. Peter Symington and his son Charles, Dow’s principal wine makers, have between them been nominated ‘Fortified Wine Maker of the Year’ at the International Wine Challenge a record seven times. These awards are testament to Dow’s reputation as one of the finest premium Port producers. Read less

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Snooth User: jjmik
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2.50 5
03/22/2011

Two and a half glasses


External Reviews for Dow Porto 20-Year Tawny

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
01/29/2010

This Twenty Year Old Port is the perfectly balanced tawny. The delicate flavours gained by long ageing combine with the mature fruit to make a great Port.


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Source: WineChateau.com
05/12/2010

Light amber and tawny colour, showing mature raisiny fruit aromas with hintsof honey and caramel. Dow's Twenty Years Old Tawny has a rich and nuttypalate, with wonderful balance. A clean crisp finish and a soft lingeringaftertaste make this an unforgettable Port on any occasion.



red Wine by Dow from Port, Portugal

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