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Quinta De Ventozelo Vintage Not Filtered Villa Nova De Gaia Port 2003 Wine Review

Quinta De Ventozelo Vintage Not Filtered Villa Nova De Gaia Port 2003

Quinta De Ventozelo Vintage Not Filtered Villa Nova De Gaia Port 2003

D.O.C., Douro, Portugal

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $48.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine


Winery: Quinta De Ventozelo

Agent: B And W Wines

Product: 336354

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Natalie's Score: 91/100

Black fruit, tar and toasted oak. Rich and full-bodied with some burnt tarry notes. Dessert wine to the max, needs Black forest cake.

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Malcolm Lamont WSET Adv, CSW rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Only declared in the best of years, this vintage port is ruby going on garnet showing its maturity. Cigar smoke, dried fruit, earthy notes, anise (black liquorice flavour), and forest floor aromas are assertive in their presence. This is an unfiltered wine so some natural and harmless sediment rests at the bottom of the glass.
Camelionly sweet on the palate with the earthy tones switching into concentrated red fruit, plum, and berry notes. This wine coats the mouth, and warms the palate!

Drink today through 2020.

Sept 23, 2013
Still in the flush of youth, this creamy-textured vintage Port strikes all the right notes, from complex aromas to powerful flavors. Blackberry, plum and earth notes finish long, buttressed by supple tannins. Based on the rapid maturation of the 2001 and 2002, drink this one from 2010-2020. Score: 92. Source: Joe Czerwinski, Wine Enthusiast, June 2006

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