Ultimate Beverage Challenge 89 points - Deep, darkest ruby red color. The nose is wonderfully complex with ripe jammy berry driven fruit marries with perfectly matured and faintly oxidized fruits supported by wood, baking spices, and hints of sweet cedar. The palate echoes the nose offering a lush but surprisingly vibrant core with lingering notes of chocolate, fig, and mocha. (Jun 2014)
Fruity, luscious and mellow with an attractive undertone of spice, Trademark has the slightly drier finish which has always been the hallmark of all Dow's Port. Trademark is bottled after a light fining (with no filtration) when ready for immediate consumption and requires no decanting.