Est. 2011


Prime's - Sociedade Agrícola e Comercial dos Vinhos Messias

Brand belongs to Messias.

Prime's Vintages:1984, 1989, 1997, 2011

Vintage Port tasting notes:

ColourPale yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetGenerous bouquet of fudge, some spiciness, cinnamon, pepper, dark chocolate and cacao in the nose.Score range14.90 - 16.25
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and rather elegant. Easy to drink and like. Cinnamon, dried fruit and spiciness in taste. Not so long but quite nice and attractive finish.Average score15.36
Last tasted4th August 2018Point this date15.40
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2015 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourStill rather dark but with a yellow mature rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetRaisin, dried fruit and some spiciness in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite tasty with raisin and dried fruit in flavour. The finish is quite acceptable but rather short. However, easy to drink and to like.Average score14.82
Last tasted19th May 2018Point this date15.50
CommentIn a wine-friend’s home.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourBeautiful amber but still quite dark in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCream candy, sweet liquorice and herbs as basilica and thyme in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking. Balanced and quite elegant with sweet liquorice and thyme in taste. Rather complex and easy to drink and like. Quite nice finish.Average score
Last tasted22nd July 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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10th November
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Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1978
Offley Boa Vista 1963
5th November
Alves de Sousa 2015
Barros 2016
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2016
Borges & Irmao 1995
Borges & Irmao 2007
Borges & Irmao 2015
Bulas 2015
Bulas 2016
Butler-Nephew 2003
Churchill 2016
Cottas 2013
Dona Otilia 2016
Dow 2016
DR 2016
Gould Campbell 2000
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2000
Kopke 2016
Lacrau 2015
Smith- Woodhouse 1998
Martha’s 2016
Maynard 2016
Maynard (organic) 2016
Niepoort 2000
Niepoort 2015
Palmer 2016
Quarles Harris 1977
Quevedo 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2015
Quinta do Bucheiro 2005
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2004
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2006
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 2005
Quinta do Infantado 2003
Quinta do Infantado 2004
Quinta do Infantado 2015
Quinta da Oliveirinha 2016
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2009
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Romaneira 2003
Quinta da Romaneira 2007
Quinta da Romaneira 2015
Quinta da Romaneira 2016
Quinta de la Rosa 2005
Quinta de la Rosa 2014
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 1998
Real Velha 2003
Sandeman 1980
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2016
San Leonardo 2007
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Quinta do Vau
Sandeman 1988
Sandeman 1999
Warre 1980
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Wiese & Krohn 2016
van Zellers 2012


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