A beautiful, powerful and aromatic wine with a heady floral fragrance. On the palate it ripples with liquorice and blueberry flavors. A crisp acidity underscores the wine's profile, revealing a wine that is supple, yet taut. This is a beautifully balanced wine with the classic Vesuvio velvet-like elegance.
Quinta do Vesuvio 2011 is a fabulous accompaniment to chocolate desserts, such as flourless chocolate cake or dark chocolate
truffles, but can also be enjoyed on its own - it is an experience in itself.
"An elegant style, full of well-spiced, juicy flavors of raspberry, boysenberry and blueberry that extend with lively acidity and well-integrated tannins. Unctuous and succulent on the finish, which oozes with molten chocolate. Best after 2025. 1,250 cases made."
"The 2011 Quinta do Vesuvio has a primal bouquet with heady scents of macerated dark cherries, boysenberry jam and a slight fug of alcohol that should be integrated by the time of bottling. The palate is very rounded with sweet ripe tannins, plenty of raisin-tinged black fruit, and delicate touches of cracked black pepper and shaved ginger on the cohesive finish. This is a superb Quinta do Vesuvio.
The Wine Advocate