Senhora da Ribeira’s wines are some of the finest in the Douro and they complement those from Bomfim in the composition of Dow’s classic Vintage Ports. The quinta’s high proportion of old vines (45% are over 25 years old) is of critical importance. The old vines are very low-yielding, producing on average less than 1Kg of grapes each, giving intense and concentrated musts which are ideal for classic Vintage Port.
It reveals powerful flavors of wild red fruits, leading to notes of dark chocolate, the set balanced by complex, attractive and spicy tannins.
Store and Serve Advices:
Serving temperature at 15ºC to 16 ºC
It can be appreciated as an aperitive or on any other ocasion. Ideal accompaniment to nuts, cheeses or deserts.
Reviews and Awards:
. 92 points in Wine Enthusiast Magazine;
. 88 points in Wine & Spirits Magazine.