Quinta Do Vesuvio (Port)
Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage 1992 comes from the Upper Douro valley in northern Portugal and is deep inland, away from any Atlantic influences. Thus, the vineyards experience great temperature variations throughout the year. Moreover, while the climate is generally dry, the vintage 1992 was elaborated under especially harsh climatic conditions. Thankfully, late rainfalls enabled the vintners to make the most out the grapes and to come up with Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage 1992, an excellent port wine which will perfectly accompany chocolate desserts with its aromas of ripe fruits.
Technical sheet · Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage
|Type Of Wine:||fortified wine|
|Vintage:||1992 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Port (Porto & Douro,Portugal)|
|Winery:||Quinta Do Vesuvio|
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Description · Quinta Do Vesuvio
1992 Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage
TASTING NOTES OF 1992 Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage:
- View: purple-black opaque.
- Nose: aromas of violets, with hints of crème de cassis, blackberry and wet earth
- Mouth: rich berry flavors, full body with a solid core of tannins polished
APPELLATION: Porto (Portugal)
VINEYARD: Symington Family Estates
GRAPES: Tinta Barroca, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinto Cao and Sousão
PAIRING: nuts, desserts
Quinta Do Vesuvio
Every year around mid-September in Portugal's remote Upper Douro valley the sound of festive singing can be heard echoing softly over the river Douro late in the evening. It is harvest time at Quinta do Vesuvio and the voice of the ‘capataz', or foreman, can be heard from within the adega, urging...
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