Rich and opulent fortified sweet red wine with blackcurrant and violet aromas, and great concentration of flavours on the palate with ripe tannin. 2000 has been judged one the best vintage from the house by many critics.
With history dating back to 16th century, Quinta de Vesuvio gained its reputation under the ownership of Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira in the 19th century. In 1989 the firm was purchased by the Symington family who continues producing excellent quality wines. .