1998 Quinta do Vesuvio

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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.

1998 Quinta do Vesuvio

Postby jdaw1 » 20:53 Thu 02 Feb 2012

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Graham’s 1948
 
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Re: 1998 Vesuvio

Postby jdaw1 » 21:26 Thu 02 Feb 2012

V98: bright purple, 95% opaque. rather closed. Then a change of glass found bright blackberries, with zingy freshness. Rich and sweet, soft. Gentle heat throughout. Rich purple plums. Lovely.
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Re: 1998 Vesuvio

Postby DRT » 22:08 Thu 02 Feb 2012

Big blackberry nose. Very dark, very smooth and fabulous.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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