Vale do Inferno
Quinta da Rosa Vinhos do Porto, Lda.
Belonging to Quinta de la Rosa.
Vale do Inferno is the oldest vineyard at Quinta de la Rosa. It was built by Sophia Bergqvist's great grandfather, Albert Feuerheerd, just before the First World War and is situated along the banks of the Douro, two kilometers from Pinhão.
In the Quinta de la Rosa 1999 vintage port, all the grapes came from the vineyard Vale do Inferno. This is the only time that Vale do Inferno has been released as a Single Quinta Vintage Port.
|Vale do Inferno Vintages:||1999|
|House||Vale do Inferno|
Quinta de la Rosa
|Colour||Dark blue, beautiful in colour.||Number of tastings||3|
|Bouquet||Dark cherry, fruity, minty and dark berry in the nose.||Score range||15.75 - 15.90|
|Taste||Medium body. Dark cherry in flavour. Sweet. Still immature and soft tannin. Nice and balanced. Loaded with fruit. Nice and quite attractive finish.||Average score||15.83|
|Last tasted||6th June 2012||Point this date||15.90|
|Comment||At home with the family||Tasters||SAI, JB, SS|