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Quinta Valle Longo

Quinta Valle Longo

Owner Vallegre, Vinhos do Porto, S. A. (former Sociedade Agrícola Barros, change 1998)

Belonging to Vista Alegre.

Quinta Valle Longo Vintages:2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2003
ColourBlue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry and cherry in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. One dimensional taste and quite mature. Cherry in flavour. Modern style and rather short finish. Not at all what we expected after the first tastings..Average score15.13
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2005
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark berry and fruit in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Rather complex and intensive port with mulberry and blackberry in taste. Balanced port with a nice and intensive and quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2007
ColourVert dark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRoasted coffee beans, cacao, chocolate but still dark berries such as cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Lovely round tannins and will be better. Balanced and very tasty with coffee, cacao and chocolate. The finish is elegant, quite long and dominated by promising and exciting acidity. Lovely port that will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted27th August 2022Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, mulberry, blackberry and lots of fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Elegant tannins but balanced with mulberry, cherry and fruit in taste. Sweet with a nice and lovely finish.
Last tasted29th November 2019Rating this dateVery Good/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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13th January
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5th January
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25th December
Borges & Irmao 1988
24th December
Pinto Pereira 1979
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Rozes 2011
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Real Comp. Velha
Royal Oporto 1978
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