An excellent vintage Port that's coasting up to its plateau of maturity.
Randy Buckner wrote:It seems like one of those "drink at age 25" Ports to me, but I believe it will live a lot longer.
Roy Hersh wrote:No reason to avoid drinking the '83 Dow today. Having done a vertical a couple of months ago, this showed well and it is ready to drink now, although still on the upswing.
Roy Hersh wrote:Other '83 winners are Cockburn's, Smith Woodhouse and especially Gould Campbell.
Roy Hersh wrote:Actually the '85 Fonseca is the REAL butt kicker. Any Vintage Port enthusiast should have a case of this wine. You will always remember this advice, should you choose to follow it.
Roy Hersh wrote:Great stuff. The Fonseca is not as good as the Dow in this particular vintage and won't make old bones the way the Dow and Graham will.