Quinta do Cruzeiro
The Quinta do Cruzeiro has for decades been the heart of Fonseca's vintage ports. In 1973, the company purchased this superb property from the heirs of the recently deceased proprietor. They have also started making a Single Quinta Vintage port from this quinta.
|Quinta do Cruzeiro Vintages:||1978, 1982|
|House||Quinta do Cruzeiro|
|Colour||Beautiful yellow mature in colour.||Number of tastings||2|
|Bouquet||Toffee, burned candy and crème caramel in the nose.||Score range||15.50 - 16.40|
|Taste||Medium body. Burned candy and fudge in the mouth. Mature but still with some soft tannin. Will be better. Complex port with a good and attractive finish. Easy to appreciate and like.||Average score||15.95|
|Last tasted||20th November 2014||Point this date||15.50|
|Comment||At the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö|
In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
|Tasters||SAI, JB, SS|