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Quinta Dona Matilde

Quinta Dona Matilde – Vinhos, Lda.

Owner Barros family

Quinta Dona Matilde formerly "Quinta do Enxodreiro", one of the most famous and oldest properties of the Douro is where Barros Port wines were produced historically. It was bought by Manuel Moreira de Barros in 1927. He had married Matilde, the sister of his employer and later partner Manuel Almeida, and it was to his honor of his wife that he renamed the quinta. Dona Matilde is in fact a very old quinta, already marked on Forester’s map. Quinta Dona Matilde was sold together with the rest of the Barros Group to Sogevinus in 2006, but the Barros family has now bought the quinta. The Barros family is again the owners of the quinta.

Quinta Dona Matilde Vintages:1982 (Barros), 1996 (Barros), 2002 (Barros), 2007, 2009, 2011, 2016

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta Dona Matilde
Barros
Vintage2011
ColourStill black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, dark berry, herby and some fruit in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Immature and tannic but elegant indeed. Very tasty with mulberry and dark berry in flavour. Sweet and easy to drink. Quite complex and rather attractive. A modern style of port which will be interesting to follow!Average score
Last tasted22nd October 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Festival in Malmö.
TastersSAI, SS
HouseQuinta Dona Matilde
Barros
Vintage2016
ColourLovely ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, black berry, dark berry and some spiciness especially pepper in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Balanced but with lots of tannin. Easy to drink and quite elegant with taste of dark berry, mulberry and some pepper. The tannin is very pronounce in the quite long finish
Last tasted30th November 2018Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

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

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