2007 Quinta do Vesuvio, Vintage Port, 6x750ml
2007 Quinta do Vesuvio, Vintage Port, 6x750ml
2007 Quinta do Vesuvio, Vintage Port, 6x750ml

2007 Quinta do Vesuvio, Vintage Port, 6x750ml

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Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
From £225.00

Critics Score: 96

Publication: Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2020 - 2050+

The nose is somewhat subdued giving a gentle perfume of kirsch, violets, macerated blackberries and cedar complimented by earthy aromas of loam and underbrush. The palate is taut with crisp acidity and a high level of very fine tannins. Just enough richness to flesh-out the palate but not overwhelming. Very long finish.
2007 Quinta do Vesuvio, Vintage Port, 6x750ml

Quinta do Vesuvio is located in one of the most privileged areas of the
Douro Superior and produces about 600 pipes from some of the oldest
mono varietal plantings in the Douro. All the Port made at the Quinta is
foot trodden in lagares. In 1989, Quinta do Vesuvio was purchased by the
Symington family whose involvement in the production and shipping of
Port began more than a century ago. Vesuvio is now ranked as one of the
top-tier Vintage Port producers.

The Vesuvio 2007 Vintage includes wines made from a block of Touriga
Nacional which is now over 30 years old and yielded only 0.7 Kg per vine.
These wines were made in two separate fermentations, producing 9,000
litres of incredibly concentrated and well structured Port. The Touriga
Franca grapes had achieved a perfect level of ripeness and were sourced
from the Teja vineyard at Vesuvio. These were picked nearly four weeks after
the Touriga Nacional. The grapes were also separated into two ferments,
which were carried out at lower temperatures, favoring the extraction of
floral aromas which are typical of this variety. The combination of these two
varietal wines has given the Quinta do Vesuvio 2007 Vintage a tremendous
balance of power and seamless elegance.

The extremely low yields of the Vesuvio vineyard produced a wine of
unparalleled concentration and richness and with a deep purple color. The
wine combining floral aromas of eucalyptus and gum cistus has intense
flavors of very ripe fruit and rich blackcurrant..