Dow's Trademark Finest Reserve Porto
Serve with: Nuts, creamy cheese, desserts
This lush dessert wine may not have the complexity or aging potential of a fine vintage Porto, but for $20 it's a tour de force. It's a concentrated wine with a smooth, creamy texture - and, yes, it is sweet. It offers intense flavors of blackberry, chocolate, blueberry, herbs and black pepper - all put together with excellent balance and an admirably gripping finish. As the nights get more chilly, many will find this a pleasantly warming nightcap.