Quinta Do Vallado LBV Port 2019 (Portugal) 750 mL - [WE 90]

Quinta Do Vallado LBV Port 2019
(Portugal) 750 mL - [WE 90]

Regular price $60.00 Sale price $23.97 Save $36.03


About the Winery:
Over the course of 300+ years, since 1716, Quinta do Vallado has been producing excellent wines in Portugal’s Douro Valley. It is one of the oldest and most famous wineries in all the Douro, started by the legendary Doña Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, and still belongs to the same family today. It is a sixth-generation winery, currently owned by João Ferreira Alvares Ribeiro and Francisco Ferreira. The estate produced Port wines exclusively, until the 1990’s when it expanded production into dry wines.

Vallado has 250 acres of its own vineyards in two sub-regions of the Douro. They are comprised 100-year-old field blend vines, single variety plots and certified organic vineyards. The terraced vineyards are hand-harvested with one row of vines trained to a double cordon trellising system, allowing for good drainage, air flow and erosion control.

Notes From the Winemaker:
The grapes come from vineyards controlled by Quinta do Vallado in Rio Torto. 20% of the field blend is aged for three years in toneis, traditional wooden barrels. The remaining 80% of the wine is aged in stainless steel vats.

Tasting Notes: The elegant nose combines fresh and concentrated aromas of black fruits and warm spices. The palate is well balanced with flavors of black cherries, supported by soft tannins and an intense, lingering finish.

SERVING HINTS: A late bottled vintage Port from the region is excellent when served on its own and also pairs well with blue cheese, nuts, and rich chocolate desserts.

Wine Composition: 100% Field Blend mix of grapes from old vineyards in the valley of Rio Torto
Alcohol: 20.5%
Total Acidity: 3.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 90 g/l pH 3.82

Ratings & Reviews

90 Points - Wine Enthusiast:
"While it has been bottled ready to drink, this fine Late Bottled Vintage will profit for further bottle aging. It has structure set against the sweeter black fruits. Drink this Port now or ideally from 2025." - Roger Voss (March 2024)