1983 Dow’s Vintage Port (90pts RP, 17.5/20 JR) – NO RESERVE

Winning Bid: £45.00

Single 75cl bottle.

Wine Offer Status: Duty Paid, no VAT payable



No reserve on this auction.

Jancis R’s note from back in 2004:

Mid crimson and slightly grey. Very sweet and round and slightly raisiny. Slight rustic edge but very ripe and round and lively with a certain freshness and punch. Long and powerful. Looking good for the future, A confident wine.

Some much more recent notes from Cellartracker:

7/19/2020 – Tim Heaton Likes this wine:

Wow, whaddaya know, a vintage Port that’s ready to drink. Snarkiness aside, this wine, which had been double decanted for sediment a few hours prior to service, was showing in fine, graceful form, with a seamless blend of secondary, and even some early tertiary. Medium>Med+ body, with plenty of fresh acidity. Again, even if this can still go some more, it’s elegant as hell now, and not showing the grape-y, raisin-y, sweet stuff, so I say dig in. recommended

7/10/2020 – Derek Darth Taster wrote: 93 Points

Election day party at Chateau Davyd. Pop and poured. Drank in Gabriel Standart.
Appearance deep intensity, garnet colour. Long legs.
Nose medium+ intensity, with aromas of mushrooms, earth, tea leaves, ash, smoky lapsang suchong, oxidative elements. Developed.
On the palate, medium sweet, high acidity, high alcohol (20%), fine fully integrated tannins, full body. Pronounced flavour intensity, with flavours of mushroomy earth, smoke, tea leaves, dried red cherries. Long finish.
I like it. Biased for mushrooms. Oxidative elements present already so not for further ageing for sure. Drink and enjoy.

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Auction History

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Highest bidder was: ditton

Date Bid User Auto
2020-10-31 12:41:35£45.00ditton Auto
2020-10-31 12:41:35£40.00The Wine Cru
2020-10-30 21:03:45£35.00ditton
2020-10-29 10:04:28£30.00Novas79
2020-10-28 10:05:23£25.00gumph Auto
2020-10-28 10:05:23£20.00Novas79
2020-10-28 08:20:42£15.00gumph Auto
2020-10-28 08:20:42£10.00Krug1205
2020-10-26 13:03:51£5.00gumph
2020-10-24 09:56Auction started

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  • Address: Essex
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