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Quinta das Lamelas

Casa da Quinta das Laranjeiras

Founded 1913
Owner José António da Fonseca Augusto Guedes
Vineyards Quinta das Lamelas, Quinta das Laranjeiras

“Casa da Quinta das Laranjeiras”, was born in 1836, being a family company. They market their wines under the brand Quinta das Lamelas. Quinta das Lamelas makes exquisite old tawnies and white port. In addition, since 2006 they have also been making vintage port.

Quinta das Lamelas Vintages:2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some tannins. Dark berry in taste. Dry. Will improve of course. Quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted12th September 2014Point this date15.50
CommentIn Portologia’s, our favourite Bar in Porto at the trip to Porto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2007
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark Cherry, mulberry, black currant and fruit in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Immature with nice tannins, but easy to drink and like. Quite elegant and complex. Lovely finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score15.63
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2009
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, spiciness and cinnamon in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with lovely tannin. Liquorice and cinnamon in taste. Balanced and quite complex with a long and attractive finish. Will be better but already today quite enjoyable.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2010
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill almost juicy with lots of fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin but rather easy to drink. Berry and fruity in taste. Nice finish.
Last tasted12th September 2014Rating this dateVery Good
CommentIn Portologia’s Bar in Porto at the trip to Porto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2012
ColourDark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, black current, blue berry, dark berry and spring flowers in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and of course still tannic and will be better. Rather dry. Balanced and elegant with mulberry, dark berry and spring flowers in taste and with a nice and quite attractive and long finish. Will be very interesting to follow! Very easy to drink and love already today.Average score15.95
Last tasted20th June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentTasted in Quinta das Lamelas lodge in Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2013
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and black berry in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Very acidic and promising.. Mulberry, lots of liquorice and dark berry in taste with a long and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow. Very promising indeed.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2014
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and black berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Very acidic and promising.. Mulberry and dark berry in taste with a long and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2015
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, fruit, dark berry in the nose
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin but not so hard to swallow. Quite sweet. Easy to enjoy even if a bit juicy but with a nice finish.
Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateVery Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2016
ColourVery dark, almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, dark cherry, mulberry, blackberry and some spiciness in the nose.
TasteAlmost full-bodied. A lot of tannin of course and very immature but balanced with blackberry, mulberry buts also nuts and cardamom in taste and a hint of oak. Exciting indeed. Quite sweet. The finish is loaded with tannin but yet nice and a very interesting port. Will be lovely to follow.
Last tasted20th June 2018Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentTasted in Quinta das Lamelas lodge in Douro Valley, Portugal.

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

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