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Quinta do Vesuvio 2004

Release Notes

The 2004 Vesuvio has an opaque, inky purple colour. The excellent ripeness of the grapes and the relatively high Baumés allowed for longer fermentations, producing wines of exceptional concentration, depth of colour and tannic structure. It has a fragrant nose of violets and layers of rich blackberry fruit on the palate, making it irresistible for broaching young, although the wine will age for decades.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4.40
Baumé: 3.5

Tasting Notes

Roger Voss critic

Wine Enthusiast (magazine) source
2008 tasting note year

A powerhouse of a wine that goes from densely rich to massive without a pause. The ripe fruit, dark, heavy tannins and black plum and fig flavors all come from the terroir of this great vineyard.

Score: 94

Jancis Robinson MW critic

www.jancisrobinson.com source
2007 tasting note year

Very complete and full. Caresses the palate. Pruney. Satisfying. Could approach this now! Nice tight finish.

Score: 18.5/20

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

See details of other years in which this wine was made

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