Quinta de Ventozelo

(+351) 254 732 167 ~~ (+351) 254 731 181 Quinta de Ventozelo
Ervedosa do Douro , 5130-135
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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 Read more »

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  • Touriga Nacional

    History of the grape: Touriga Nacional is produced as a still table wine, but is also one of the most important grape...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Touriga Franca

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Touriga Franca (or Touriga Francesa) is one of the major grape varieties used t...

  • Roriz

    The only classic variety of the Douro not indigenous to Portugal, Tinta Roriz is known in Spain, its birthplace, as T...

  • Grand Noir

    Grand Noir de la Calmette or Grand Noir is a red grape created in 1855 by French grape breeder Henri Bouschet at his ...

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  • Quinta de Ventozelo Douro DOC Reserva 2009


    Very nice "typical" Douro blend...60% Touriga Nacional, 20% Touriga Franca, 20% Tinta Roriz; dark purple, zingy acidity, moderate tanins, and very pleasant to drink by itself or with food that has substance...oak notes are restrained allowing the fruit to shine Read More

    Wine review by 1493573GrapeGuru 1493573 GrapeGuru

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Douro DOC Reserva 2009


    Very nice red blend from Portugal. Red and black cherry, medium acidity, fine grained tannin, a touch of earthiness all balanced with a good bit of oak. Pretty good QPR. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Douro DOC Reserva 2009


    Quite dark in the glass, and with the nose--sharp somewhat chemically--this one looks like a brute. On the palate, though, those thoughts diminish. It's quite easy going on the initial entry. Not terribly fruity and it flows easily over the tongue. Then on the sides and back of the tongue the tannin hits along with some heat. Suddenly, we'r... Read More

    Wine review by EMark

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Red Blend Douro Tinto 2004


    Not being able to afford the big Duro wines of Spain i recently decided to try some of the Portugeese Duro wines and this one in particular is very good and great value. If you like a big tasty well balanced wine this is for you. Superb value. Read More

    Wine review by LiamZurich

  • Quinta de Ventozelo 10 Year Old Port NV


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    Wine review by bps2266

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Vinho DOC Touriga Franca Tinto 2004


    91 points.The first thing I notice about its aroma is how multilayered and complex it is. Its rich and almost jammy, with deep spicy aromas, Cameroon cigar leaves, and volcanic stone. Theres something like strawberry rhubarb pie, black currant scones, and the faintest touch of lavender and rosewood.Its immediately delicate and soft on the palate... Read More

    Wine review by Tyler Worth

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Red Blend Douro Tinto 2004


    88 points.This wines aroma is very strong and well defined. Its 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 ... Read More

    Wine review by Tyler Worth

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Touriga Nacional Douro 2007


    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... Read More

    Wine review by Matthew Hugh Walker

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  • Quinta de Ventozelo Touriga Nacional Douro 2005


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    Wine review by JCCosto

  • Quinta de Ventozelo Red Blend Douro Tinto 2004


    spicy yet smooth; deep red color; fruity aromas Read More

    Wine review by Wezie

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