Dow's Port, 1942
Vintage Port - capsule damaged and rewaxed - good label and level
Bottle size: 75cl
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A very rare wartime vintage.
No Dow vintages were formally declared during the war.
However it was common practice for shippers to bottle a small quantity of port to lay down. There was a shortage of part in the UK in the late 50's and the wine society brought up all of the bin ends of mature port - including some 1940's undeclared port. This bottle originates from the wine society purchase.
Capsule damaged and relaxed - label and level good.
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