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Quinta do Vesuvio 1990

Release Notes

Deep red colour, complex and rich berry fruit aromas. Well structured palate, full-bodied, with all the power and concentration of a classic Vintage Port.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,50
Baumé: 4.1

Tasting Notes

Jancis Robinson MW critic

www.jancisrobinson.com source
2008 tasting note year

Quite youthful and rich and round – but embryonic. Masses of ripe fruit! …and those curry spices on the finish. Long.

Score: 17/20

Michael Schuster critic

World of Fine Wine (magazine) source
2007 tasting note year

Mature mid-ruby; light, soft, peppery nose with very modest fruit; a moderately concentrated, fluid, medium-weight wine with barely any tannin left; soft, medium-sweet lighter style of Port with a gentle fruit core and modest complexity and length.  Overall a little thin, you can feel the limited flesh and fruit already retreating from what tannic frame there is.  Not much to this and it has matured very quickly.  Drink up.

Score: 15/20

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1994 tasting note year

Then [1992] powerful yet harmonious, fleshy, lovely flavour.  More recently [1994] less deep, a full rich flavour with promise of fairly early development.  Now - 2010.

Score: 3 Stars

Robert Parker critic

Wine Advocate (magazine) source
1992 tasting note year

The 1990 Symington's Quinta do Vesuvio possesses an opaque black/purple colour, and a sweet, rich nose with a whiff of liquorice and powerfully ripe fruit.  In the mouth it is full-bodied, with superb concentration, as well as a rich, opulent, deep finish. Drinkable now, it has at least 20 years of evolution.

Score: 93/100

More about Quinta do Vesuvio

To learn more about Quinta do Vesuvio here on The Vintage Port Site, read a concise Profile of the Quinta do Vesuvio Brand, and a detailed viticultural profile of Quinta do Vesuvio

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