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Quinta de Ventozelo Touriga Nacional 2014

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Drei Duftkomponente bestimmen das einladende Bouquet: reife Beeren- und Steinfrüchte, herbale Noten und Ausbauaromen. Diese aromatische Konstellation findet ihre Fortsetzung im Gaumen, wo sie auf eine stoffige, reife Gerbstofftextur trifft, die die Nachhaltigkeit dieses terroir spezifischen Rotweins aus dem Douro-Tal voll zum Ausdruck bringt. Das anhaltende Finale ist konsistent und gefällt.

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Quinta de Ventozelo:
Since 1999, Quinta de Ventozelo belongs to the Spanish group Proinsa. The property is located in the town of São João da Pesqueira, in the Upper Corgo, an ideal place in the heart of the Demarcated Region of the Douro, on the left bank of the river, overlooking the Pinhão Valley. Quinta de Ventozelo is one of the oldest quintas in the region, as well as one of the biggest and best located. Unt... Read more
Since 1999, Quinta de Ventozelo belongs to the Spanish group Proinsa. The property is located in the town of São João da Pesqueira, in the Upper Corgo, an ideal place in the heart of the Demarcated Region of the Douro, on the left bank of the river, overlooking the Pinhão Valley. Quinta de Ventozelo is one of the oldest quintas in the region, as well as one of the biggest and best located. Until the property was bought by Proinsa, it was producing Port wine in bulk for big shippers from Vila Nova de Gaia. The property has an area of more than 600 Ha. The vineyard area covers 200 Ha., all of it classified with the letter "A" (highest ranking). About 10 Ha. Some believe it is a secret: for us it is simply ancestral wisdom, which takes into account different grape varieties, the quality of the soil and sun exposure levels. The vinification of the Port wine still takes place in our traditional lagares (tanks made of stone) where grapes are foot crushed, providing Quinta de Ventozelo with a wide range of quality wines. Currently there are 11 25.000-litre stainless steel tanks, with controlled temperature. We are redesigning the vinification centre to increase the production capacity while guaranteeing the same quality levels. There will be an integrated centre with two vinification plants: a traditional one to produce Port wines, and a modern one to produce still wines. The annual production is currently of 1.000.000 bottles of DOC wine and 500.000 of Port wine. Read less

Member Reviews for Quinta de Ventozelo Touriga Nacional

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Snooth User: michalkonwicki
8833651
3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 03/02/2009

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Matt Walker
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 05/02/2012

If you've had a Port (a real one from Portugal) you are familiar with this grape whether you realize it or not. The tragedy is many wine savvy folks have never had the pleasure of experiencing a dry varietal version. Here is a great example of what his grape can do and at a great price to boot. This wine boasts macerated black and blueberries, vanilla bean, cinnamon all backed by a nice layer of minerality. Any fan of deep, rich, full bodied wines will be right at home here. In my opinion Portuguese dry wines represent some of the best value on the market today.


Snooth User: JCCosto
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 05/04/2010

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Tyler Worth
497729847
3.00 5
Vintage: 2004 06/28/2011

88 points. This wine’s aroma is very strong and well defined. It’s deep and spicy, with dark red fruit tones, chocolate covered blueberries and plum, combined with beautiful foresty aromas that make me think of fresh pine needles and rosemary flowers. A good spin in the glass brings out some black currant, charcoal, and a little bit of suede, with a menthol component showing through just around the edges. The palate opens with plum and fruit cake flavors, molasses, and kitchen spices. There’s a bit of leather, some wild honey, and some perfectly ripe black plum and raspberry, leading to a combination of all of these things unfolding lightly on the finish. This is a nicely done wine. It has perfect balance of fruit and spice, and the tannins are firm but pleasantly delicate. It’s smooth and medium bodied with good varietal definition and a nice amount of complexity. If you’re new to Touriga Nacional, have never had one outside of a blend, or are already a fan and are looking for a solid one, this is a great buy at the price. Source: What's Worth Drinking: http://whatsworthdrinking.com/2010/07/09/post-40-tasting-two-tourigas/


Snooth User: gabriellaopaz
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 10/03/2007

Dark translucent ruby red, showing black pepper, plum, black raspberry and eucalyptus with subtle anise notes. Beautiful nose reminding me of a thick and juicy Thanksgiving sauce with subtle spice and deep red fruit flavors. Bright acidity peaking on the back palate with firm tannin spreading along the sides, integrating well into this medium bodied wine. Deep rich red fruit take precedent on the palate.


Snooth User: gabriellaopaz
40433237
0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 10/03/2007

Deep, clear garnet red with an intense violet, chokecherry, hawthorn with slight undertones of exotic spice. The aroma feels silky on the nose. Fantastic wine. The satin tannins and medium acidity create a round, lush mouthfeel. Slightly jammy on the plate with integrated red fruit, cigar and floral flavors. I highly recommend this wine! It's a crazy and fun combination of both artesanal and sophisticated sensations.


Snooth User: Wezie
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2004 05/13/2009

Intense, dark fruit, spicy, chocolate, tar


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External Reviews for Quinta de Ventozelo Touriga Nacional

External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/01/2013

Drei Duftkomponente bestimmen das einladende Bouquet: reife Beeren- und Steinfrüchte, herbale Noten und Ausbauaromen. Diese aromatische Konstellation findet ihre Fortsetzung im Gaumen, wo sie auf eine stoffige, reife Gerbstofftextur trifft, die die Nachhaltigkeit dieses terroir spezifischen Rotweins aus dem Douro-Tal voll zum Ausdruck bringt. Das anhaltende Finale ist konsistent und gefällt.


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Vintage: 2007 08/01/2011

Drei Duftkomponenten bestimmen das einladende Bouquet: reife Beeren- und Steinfrüchte, herbale Noten und Ausbauaromen. Diese aromatische Konstellation findet ihre Fortsetzung im Gaumen, wo sie auf eine stoffige, reife Gerbstofftextur trifft, die die Nachhaltigkeit dieses terroirspezifischen Rotweins aus dem Douro-Tal voll zum Ausdruck bringt. Das anhaltende Finale ist konsistent und gefällt.


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Vintage: 2007 08/01/2011

Die Aromatik ist vielschichtig, intensiv: schwarze Kirschen, Waldbeeren, reifere Fruchtaromen sowie Tabak, Rauch und eine Spur von animalischen Noten (Leder), ergänzt von zarten alkoholischen Noten, die an Rumtopf erinnern. Dieser erste Eindruck widerspiegelt sich im Gaumen, wo der mächtige, aber reife Gerbstoff auf eine frisch-fruchtige Struktur trifft. Der Sinneseindruck ist spannend und zeigt viele Facetten. Im lange anhaltenden Finale bietet dieser Rebsortenwein viel: Stoff, Körper, Struktur und Klasse.


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Vintage: 2003 04/16/2009

Im intensiven Bouquet offenbart sich eine reizvolle Ausgangslage: frische Beerenfrucht in Kombination mit sehr reifer Zwetschgenaromatik und dezenten Ausbauaromen. Diese aromatische Konstellation findet ihre Fortsetzung im Gaumen, wo sie auf eine dichte, samtige Gerbstofftextur trifft, die die Nachhaltigkeit dieses terroir-spezifischen Rotweins aus dem Dourotal voll zum Ausdruck bringt. Im anhaltenden Finale entwickelt er sich zu einem spannenden Genusserlebnis.


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Vintage: 2001 04/16/2009

Eine Palette von vielfältigen Aromen offenbart sich im Bouquet: reife Beerenfrüchte, gedörrte Zwetschgen, Tabak, Schokolade und eine Spur von animalischen Noten (Leder). Der erste Sinneseindruck in der Nase verstärkt sich im Gaumen, wo sich die samtige Gerbstofftextur mit einer fruchtig-frischen Struktur in überzeugender Weise zu einem eindrücklichen Erlebnis vereint. Im Finale zeigt dieser Rebsortenwein Nachhaltigkeit, Gradlinigkeit und Klasse.



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