2018 ports and some old colheitas

Quinta do Vesuvio on  the Douro river in northern Portugal

7 August 2020 I have now been able to add tasting notes for the three offerings from The Fladgate Partnership.

9 July 2020 Some really rather scrumptious 2018s, even if they are not technically vintage ports. Quinta do Vesúvio and the Douro pictured above.

As you doubtless know, the port trade dignifies the best years by making vintage port carrying that vintage year wines that, at their best, should be kept for decades before being opened, with extreme care, and separated from the sediment that has developed in the bottle over the years.

There were vintage port declarations from...