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Quinta do Portal

Sociedade Quinta do Portal, S.A.

Owner Branco family

Quinta do Portal belongs to Portal.

Quinta do Portal is owned by Eugénio Branco, a CPA (chartered public accountant) from Porto and his two sons João and Pedro Mansilha Branco. A Single Quinta Vintage Port is made from Quinta do Portal and the company also makes a Vintage Port named Portal, which is mixed from several vineyards.

Quinta do Portal Vintages:2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetVery fruity, mulberry, ginger and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteImmature and fruity. Still tannin. Mulberry and some mint in flavour. Balanced and attractive with a promising finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2005
ColourDark in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetCherry, mulberry, black berry roasted oak and mint in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still tannins. Mint and mulberry in flavour. Some integrated oak. Complex and a possible long runner. Very promising finish.Average score14.89
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings11
BouquetFruit, mulberry and blueberry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft tannin but rather mature. Mulberry in flavour. Nice fruit and good balanced with quite elegant finish.Average score15.24
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
2 bottles have been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2008
ColourDark blue in colour with a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetBlackberry, black cherry, fruit, some eucalyptus and roasted oak in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Good tannins but quite easy to drink and like already. Berry, fruit and some oak in flavour. Quite nice finish.Average score15.05
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2009
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetBlackberry, black cherry, mulberry, fruit and roasted oak in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins and nice fruit. Balanced. Loaded with berry and fruit and a hint of oak in flavour but quite elegant with a nice finish. Easy to drink and enjoy.Average score15.58
Last tasted18th November 2017Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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