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No vintage wines declared or bottled from the year 1940

1940 Vintage

Not declared

Viticultural and Weather Conditions

Harvest began 18th September and weather was fine throughout.

Vinification

The lagares on the whole took a lot of work.

Winemaker's Overview

In spite of the prevelance of mildew earlier in the year in the Douro our Quintas were fairly free of it, and the grapes gave more than we expected, Bomfim 77, Zimbro 24, Sra da Ribeira 90 pipes of must.  The grapes generally were free of disease and there was little or no escolha (selection).
Maurice Symington
2-4 October 1940



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