Consensus in the Douro: 2016 Vintage Port

Five years on from the stellar 2011 vintage, a new potential classic is declared
Consensus in the Douro: 2016 Vintage Port
Quinta de Vesuvio is among Symington Family's stable of top Port houses.
May 10, 2018
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth offers his preliminary rating for the 2016 vintage after tasting more than a dozen top 2016 Vintage Ports.

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