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Quinta do Vesuvio 2005

Release Notes

Vesuvio 2005 Vintage has a superb inky black colour. The nose is brimming with strong notes of violets and wild spring flowers. The taste is long, complex and rich, with layers of flavours that persist on the palate. Blueberry and blackcurrant flavours combine with rich bitter-chocolate and add structure. A seamless vintage port, with perfect integration and a velvet-like texture on the palate.

Tasting Notes

Roger Voss critic

Wine Enthusiast (magazine) source
2008 tasting note year

As ever, Vesuvio is packed with its generous, opulent ripe fruit, showing richness, dense flavors, layers of jam and sweetness with a hint of caramel flavors. This is a Port for indulgence, ripe, rich and packed with flavor.

Score: 93


Wine and Spirits (magazine) source
2007 tasting note year

The texture is satin, the tannins present while seemingly imperceptible under exotic fruit depths of pomegranate and wild berries. With 12 years in the cellar, the youthful perfume will begin to grow more complex.

Score: 92/100

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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