2009 Dow Bomfim

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jdaw1
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2009 Dow Bomfim

Post by jdaw1 » 23:58 Fri 08 Apr 2011

Tasted at The Big Fortified Tasting, a trade fair in London at Glaziers Hall on Wed 06 April 2011 (Review thread, containing links to other tasting notes). This being a large trade-fair event, tasting notes generally brief.

DB09, not for release for a decade or so. A wonderful flavour of flowers and violets.

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Re: 2009 Dow Bomfim

Post by JacobH » 13:14 Thu 14 Apr 2011

Cask Sample 1 2009 VP
Dense black cherries on the nose. Very dry in the mouth, but perhaps a touch sweeter than I expected. I see that there could be attraction in this but this style is not entirely to my liking.
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Re: 2009 Dow Bomfim

Post by AHB » 22:39 Sun 01 May 2011

Cask sample. Floral nose, clearly young port. Elegant fruit with great purity of flavour, sweet and ripe. Tannins are soft and resolve quickly leaving huge levels of fruit. A lovely, chewy finish of great length; so much fruit. Wonderful. 89-91.
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