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Capela da Quinta do Vesúvio

Sociedade agrícola da Quinta do Vesuvio, Lda.

Owner Symington family

This is part of Quinta do Vesuvio who in excellent years also declare ‘Capela da Quinta do Vesuvio’ as a top brand of Quinta do Vesuvio. The first year of this was 2007.

Capela da Quinta do Vesuvio Vintages:2007, 2011, 2016, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseCapela
Quinta do Vesuvio
Vintage2016
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with fruit and dark berry such as black berry, mulberry, some dark chocolate and cacao and also some spiciness in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Of course lots of wonderful tannin but balanced and elegant. Black berry, mulberry, some dark chocolate, cacao and some spiciness in taste. A long lovely finish with lots of tannin. What will be?
Last tasted30th November 2018Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCapela
Quinta do Vesuvio
Vintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLoaded with mature fruit and dark berries such as black berries, mulberries, some dark chocolate, cacao and also liquorice, some spiciness with ginger and mint in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Of course lots of wonderful and delicate tannins. Balanced and very elegant indeed. Black berries, mulberries, some dark chocolate, cacao and some ginger in taste. A lovely endless finish with lots of tannin and muscularity. Have lots of impressive ageing potential.
Last tasted29th November 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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