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Quinta do Vesúvio 2017 - Red

Quinta do Vesúvio 2017 - Red

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2017 was the second driest year on record in the Douro and the hottest in the last four decades. The excellent quality of the grapes received at the winery and the outcome of the harvest exceeded all expectations. 

Quinta do Vesúvio is widely regarded as one of the most iconic properties in the Douro, with a magnificent estate house and chapel overlooking the river. The estate dates to 1823 when the first vines were planted and construction began on the winery, which is still in use today for producing the property’s Vintage Ports in granite foot-treading tanks.

Producer: Quinta do Vesúvio
Region: Douro
Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela
Service temperature: 14ºC - 16ºC
Harvest year: 2017
Alcohol: 14.5%
Winemaker: Charles Symington, Pedro Correia
Tasting notes: Forest fruits, black plum, cherry, thyme
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