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Quinta do Roncao

Quinta do Roncao

Former belonging to Robertson Brothers.

Quinta do Roncao, an excellent vineyard east of Pinhao, was bought of Robertson Brothers in 1893. It was used in Robertson vintage port Rebello Valente and also in certain years declared as a Single Quinta Vintage Port. When Sandeman bought Robertson Brothers in 1953 this quinta was not included.

Quinta do Roncao Vintages:1870 (Feuerheerd), 1873 (Feuerheerd), 1905, 1928 (Robertson), 1929 (Robertson), 1931 (Robertson), 1934 (Robertson), 1937 (Robertson), 1945 (Robertson), 1947 (Robertson), 1949 (Robertson), 1963 (Borges), 1979

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Roncao
Rebello Valente
Robertson
Vintage1934
ColourMature tawny in colour with an olive green rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely nose of pharmacy, crème caramel and burned sugar.Score range17.50 - 17.50
TasteVery mature port. Sweet and complex. Elegant and a very long finish. Wonderful port.Average score
Last tasted27th April 2001Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% trip to Douro.
This bottle belongs to Anders G. Åkesson’s collection.
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta do Roncao
Robertson
Vintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLovely crème caramel burned sugar, fudge, toffee, candy and old grocery shop in the nose. Wonderful bouquet!Score range16.75 - 17.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Elegant and mature but still in a way peaking. Sweet with toffee, and burned sugar in the flavour. Very complex and balanced with a wonderful finish. Excellent port.Average score17.05
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Roncao
Robertson
Vintage1949
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely crème caramel and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and a little old in flavour Elegant and light with a nice and good finish.Average score15.45
Last tasted4th November 2001Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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