1983 Dow

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Dow 1980
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1983 Dow

Post by flash_uk » 20:28 Thu 02 Mar 2017

We gathered to see how the ports of five major houses from the early 80s were faring.

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Dow 1980
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Re: 1983 Dow

Post by flash_uk » 23:02 Fri 10 Mar 2017

65% opacity, dark plum red, cloudy. Corked.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1983 Dow

Post by AHB » 21:56 Sun 16 Apr 2017

Corked! Horrible!!

A replacement was opened for the previous D83 that was corked. Sadly this bottle was damaged by pronounced VA.

Neither bottle was rated.
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