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Caves Vale do Rodo

Caves Vale do Rodo, C.R.L.

Founded 1950
Owner Cooperative
Vintage Port Brands Caves Vale do Rodo, Reccua

Caves Vale do Rodo, CRL is a cooperative established in 1950, making port as well as red, white and sparkling wine. The first vintage port was made in 2003. In 1982 the company established a special company to commercialize port wine. This company, Produtores Associados de Vinhos Progresso do Douro, Lda., was set up as a partnership with Gran Cruz Porto, but already in 1987 the part owned by Cruz was taken over by the co-operative. The co-operative grew in 2004 by incorporating Adega Cooperativa Vale do Douro de Tabuaço and Adeag Cooperativa de Armamar. Caves Vale do Rodo is now a cooperative with members in three different municipalities in the Douro region.

Caves Vale do Rodo Vintages:2003, 2004
Reccua Vintages:2003, 2004, 2015

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseCaves Vale do RodoVintage2003
ColourDark but rather mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill rather closed bouquet with fruit and berry in the noseScore range14.75 - 14.75
TasteMedium body. Fruit and berry in taste. Rather mature and no tannin. Quite good finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

30th May
Quinta da Prelada 2011
22nd May
Caves Santa Marta 2002
21st May
Duff Gordon
Osborne 1997
Fonseca 1997
Graham 1994
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1998
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1997
Quinta Dona Matilde
Barros 1996
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
Quinta do Noval 1997
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1997
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1994
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1997
Warre 1994

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