Est. 2011

F. Martins

This House is mentioned in Andre L. Simon book ‘Port’ from 1934 and has been associated with Hutcheson between 1970 and 1985. Probably 1989 was also bottled by Hutcheson. We do not know anything more about this house. If it still exists it may belong to Sogevinus and 2003 was bottled by Feist.

Martins Vintages:1970 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1974 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1977 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1978 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1979 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1980 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1982 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1983 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1985 (bottled by Hutcheson), 1989 (bottled by Hutcheson), 2003 (bottled by Feist)

Vintage Port tasting notes:

ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetNot so impressive. Mostly chocolate in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Mature. Sweet indeed. Balanced with some complexity. Easy to like and a good finish.
Last tasted13th November 2008Rating this date14. 90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourQuite pale amber in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRather simple bouquet of dried fruit and figs in the noseScore range15.00 - 15.00
TasteA very light port. Mature and even a little tired with dried fruit in taste. Maybe a little sweetness and with a quite nice finish but should have been enjoyed ages ago.Average score
Last tasted28th July 2015Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow but cloudy in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLeather, mint and some pharmacy in the noseScore range14.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Quite simple. Alcoholic. Mature and even a bit old with some pharmacy and alcoholic taste but still quite balanced and easy to drink and enjoy. Still a quite nice finish. Will not be better so drink up!Average score14.88
Last tasted18th September 2015Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourTawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetShy nose of burned sugar but opened up quite a bit.Score range14.50 - 14.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and even old. Easy to drink but a bit alcoholic. Good finish but a bit short.Average score
Last tasted25th December 2002Point this date14.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature, quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCrème caramel, cream candy and fudge in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but still some very soft tannin.. Elegant and balanced with fudge and candy in taste. An attractive, quite long and interesting finish. Will not be better so drink up!Average score15.35
Last tasted7th July 2016Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite attractive bouquet of liquorice, cacao, chocolate and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature an peaking. Very tasty dominated of liquorice and cacao. Complex and balanced port with sweetness and with a quite long and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted28th July 2015Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourNot bright but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLiquorice, toffee and nuts in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet. Nuts in taste. Balanced and elegant with a quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted4th January 2014Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

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Cockburn 2007
Quinta do Crasto 2007
9th March
Graham- Malvedos 1987
3rd March
Blackett 2013
Borges & Irmao 2005
Borges & Irmao 2007
Borges & Irmao 2015
Bulas 2012
Dow 1975
Gould Campbell 1980
Gould Campbell 2000
Graham- Malvedos 2004
Kopke 2002
Smith- Woodhouse 1998
Noble & Murat 2015
Palmer 2015
Pocas Jr 1996
Pocas Jr. 2015
Portal 2007
Portal 2011
Quarles Harris 1977
Quevedo 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2015
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2001
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2006
Quinta do Javali 2016
Quinta das Lamelas 2009
Quinta das Lamelas 2013
Quinta das Lamelas 2014
Quinta das Lamelas 2015
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2013
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2014
Quinta do Pego 2015
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Romaneira 2003
Quinta da Romaneira 2005
Quinta da Romaneira 2007
Quinta da Romaneira 2015
Quinta de la Rosa 2012
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta do Sexio
Sandeman 2013
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2008
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2015
Quinta de Ventezelo 2012
Quinta do Vesuvio 1995
Sandeman 1967
Sandeman 1975
Smith Woodhouse 1985
The Stone Terraces
Graham 2015
Vieira de Souza 2015
Taylor 1997
Taylor 2003
Taylor 2007
Vasques de Carvalho 2015
Quinta do Vau
Sandeman 1988
Sandeman 1999
Warre 1980
Warre 1985
Warre 2000


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