Quinta do Vesuvio 1994

RegionVintage Port
ColourRed
TypeFortified


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Vintage Port1994Quinta do VesuvioBT20540.00cs93 NMAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

This impressive wine, with an opaque ruby/purple color, reveals excellent richness, layers of flavor, well-integrated alcohol and tannin, moderate sweetness, and a long, heady finish. Pure and impressively built, it should drink well in 5-7 years. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2025.

 Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (107), October 1996

This has an ethereal nose, nice lift with secondary aromas beginning to come through, with blackberry leaf, dried orange peel, a touch of walnut and honey. Expressive, if a little too open-knit. There is a hint of glue just in the background but it does not get in the way. The palate is very well balance, quite suave with very fine tannins, with subtle hints of cloves, dried herbs and a touch of capsicum with elegant very supple finish. Excellent. Drink now-2035. Tasted November 2008.

Score: 93Neal Martin, RobertParker.com (509), October 2008

Score: 94James Suckling, Wine Spectator

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