1991 Dow

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
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1991 Dow

Post by jdaw1 » 15:10 Thu 05 Dec 2019


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Re: 1991 Dow

Post by winesecretary » 20:44 Sun 08 Dec 2019

Opened 1630 on 08/12/19, decanted 1930. The wine very clean, only the last tablespoon needing to be set aside with a thick sediment that otherwise stayed in the bottle. The last tablespoon promising violets.

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Re: 1991 Dow

Post by jdaw1 » 19:12 Mon 09 Dec 2019

D91. Glorious red, 50% opaque. Lovely red cherry, mid weight, heat. Also a dry spice behind. Liked, but lighter and overdeveloped for its twenty-eight years.

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Re: 1991 Dow

Post by winesecretary » 16:35 Tue 10 Dec 2019

Red rather than dark, pale at rim. The violets from decanting are gone, now quite spirity on the nose. Red fruits on the palate. I am not wholly convinced it will age gracefully, but it is quite pleasant. Equal #4 WOTN on the night of the horizontal - with the Noval Nacional, which tells you a bit about both.

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Re: 1991 Dow

Post by nac » 12:06 Wed 11 Dec 2019

Fairly light in colour, nice sweetness and plenty of fruit on the nose. Liked it less in the mouth with acid out of balance and little tannin left.

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