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2011 Capela Vintage Port, Quinta do Vesuvio

2011 Capela Vintage Port, Quinta do Vesuvio

Ref: VESU111
Red  |  Fortified  |  20% ABV

The Vesuvio estate covers 326 hectares, containing seven hills and 31 valleys. The property was renamed Vesuvio in 1830, having hitherto been known as Quinta das Figueiras. In 1989 it joined the Symington's portfolio of Douro Properties. 

Case of 3 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £591.36
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Quinta do Vesuvio
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Portugal
RegionRegion: Douro
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Fortified
ABV% ABV: 20%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2028-2050
SweetnessSweetness: 4
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"Hugely intense. Vibrates with excitement. Wild! Finishes dry and racy and sinewy. Muscular. Really very fine indeed. needs lots of time and a bit more obviously 'made' but very impressive indeed. Scrubs the palate. Very exciting." Jancis Robinson

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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