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Quinta da Gricha

Owner Graham family

Belonging to Churchill.

Quinta da Gricha is situated on the south bank of the river Douro about five miles upriver from the village of Pinhão. It was bought by the Churchill family in 1999.

Quinta da Gricha Vintages:1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage1999
ColourStill very dark blue in colour but with I yellow edge.Number of tastings5
BouquetQuite generous blue berry, dark berry and cherry, fruit and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Fruit and mulberry and a hint of marzipan in flavour. Sweet and very tasty. Quite mature but attractive and good with a nice finish and will be better. Easy to like indeed with nice finish.Average score15.90
Last tasted11th December 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2003
ColourQuite dark ruby in colour, still red in the rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity, a bit simple not so generous flavour with plums and blueberry.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteHardly medium body. Very light fruity in flavour. Will perhaps develop but not a long runner. Mature and soft tannins. Short finish.Average score14.90
Last tasted20th April 2016Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack cherry, fruity and juicy nose.
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature and lovely tannins. Dry at the end but a very promising port.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateVery good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2007
ColourStill dark blur but a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream caramel, candy and cream candy in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still soft tannin and will be better. Candy in taste. Balanced and with a nice finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2008
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJust juicy nose.
TasteMedium-body. Immature and full of tannins. Short finish. Not so promising.
Last tasted1st November 2010Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

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

Last tasted:

9th May
Quinta das Lamelas 2012
Barros 2016
Burmester 2016
Calem 1985
Calem 2016
Cockburn 2015
Croft 1994
Dalva
C. da Silva 2015
Dow 1985
Feuerheerd 2000
Feuerheerd 2015
Feuerheerd 2016
Fonseca 1985
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1998
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2016
Messias 2009
Niepoort 2000
Offley 2016
Quevedo 2015
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Noval 2015
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1999
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2005
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 2002
Quinta do Sexio
Sandeman 2015
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2014
Quinta de Terra Feita
Taylor 2001
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2004
Quinta do Vesuvio 1995
Sandeman 1963
Sandeman 1968
Sandeman 1977
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2003
Sandeman 2007
Sandeman 2011
Sandeman 2016
Taylor 1985
Vau
Sandeman 1999

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