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Magalhães

Quinta do Silval, S.A.

Owner Magalhães family
Vineyards Quinta do Silval, Quinta do Vilarinho
Vintage Port Brands Magalhães

Carlo Magalhães started making port from this quinta in the end of the 20th century. Quinta do Silval has a long history and in the middle of the 19th century producing and selling port with its own brand. A part of this quinta belongs to Quinta de Noval and had from them a Brand name, Silval, but Magalhães is a new brand from Quinta do Silval created by Carlos Magalhães who started with Port Vintage in 2000.

Magalhaes Vintages:2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2015

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseMagalhaesVintage2000
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetStill fruity nose with cacao, coffee and some old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature now. Quite elegant and good finish but a bit shortAverage score15.38
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMagalhaesVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetFruity and berry nose. Rather complex.Score range14.25 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Elegant and good with cacao in flavour. Elegant and easy to drink. Nice finishAverage score14.75
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMagalhaesVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit and berry in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Very fruity and some complexity. Lots of tannin and immature. Very promising finish.Average score
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMagalhaesVintage2007
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit and juice in the nose.
TasteMedium body with lots of tannin. Immature. Hard to swallow. Elegant and promising port.
Last tasted1st November 2010Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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