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  • Country ranking ?

    264
  • Producer ranking ?

    20
  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025

The Story

Nirvana is a special Port made to complement chocolate. Port pairs wonderfully with many foods, but few as perfectly and pleasurably as chocolate. Dow’s wine making team set out together with the help of ‘The Flanders Taste Foundation’ in Belgium to craft a Port that would provide the ultimate match for chocolate.

 

After a series of tastings supported by scientific analysis to identify the key flavour components of both Port and Dark Chocolate the blend was refined accentuating the floral aromas and the tannic structure of the wine. Dow’s Nirvana will pair well with most dark chocolates but particularly well with chocolate with a cacao content of between 60% to 75%.

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Tasting note

color

Medium, Ruby red and Dark

ending

Medium

flavors

Chocolate, Blackberry, Blueberry, Licorice, Toasty and Floral

nose

Youthful, Seductive and Rich

taste

Average in Acidity, Medium tannin, Concentrated, Well-Integrated, Well-structured, Youthful, Full-bodied, Rich, Vigor, Fruity, Sweet and Silky tannins

Verdict

Well-rounded and Full-bodied

Information

Origin

Portugal

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