2006 Quinta do Vesuvio

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jdaw1
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Re: 2006 Vesuvio

Post by jdaw1 » 16:34 Thu 28 Nov 2013

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Re: 2006 Vesuvio

Post by jdaw1 » 16:34 Thu 28 Nov 2013

V06. No formal note taken, but full rich fruit-heavy VP that should be left alone in the cellar for at least another decade.

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Re: 2006 Quinta do Vesuvio

Post by djewesbury » 21:53 Sun 01 Dec 2013

Also didn't take much of a formal note, but noted that it was 100% opaque and purple. It was delicious.
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Re: 2006 Quinta do Vesuvio

Post by idj123 » 22:41 Mon 02 Dec 2013

Plump and fruit-laden and and an interesting counterpoint to the largely unimpressive 83s on offer.

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Fonseca 1970
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Re: 2006 Quinta do Vesuvio

Post by AHB » 22:34 Thu 12 Dec 2013

From magnum. Deep magenta in colour, opaque. Concentrated ripe fruit on entry; the ripe tannins support huge levels of sweet blackcurrant and lavender. The tannins grow and grow, but are always in proportion to the impressive levels of fruit, which is huge and really intense. The ripe acidity shows on the aftertaste with dry blackcurrant skin tannins dominating before a long, sweet and sticky blackcurrant fruit finish. Deeply impressive. 93/100.
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