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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 tastings7
BouquetCherry, mulberry, black berry roasted oak and mint in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft tannin. Mint and mulberry in flavour. Some integrated oak. Balanced and quite complex. Very nice and interesting finish. Very enjoyable now.Average score15.03
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings12
BouquetFruit, mulberry, dark berry, cherry, herbs and blueberry in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft tannin but rather enjoyable. Mulberry, dark berry and herbs in flavour. Nice fruit and good balanced with quite an elegant but tannic finish.Average score15.23
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
2 bottles have been defect.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2008
ColourDark blue in colour with a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetBlackberry, mulberry, black cherry, fruit, some eucalyptus and roasted oak in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Good tannins but quite easy to drink and like already. Quite dry. Dark berry, fruit and some oak in flavour. Quite nice but not so long finish.Average score15.16
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2009
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetBlackberry, black cherry, mulberry, some Christmas raisins, liquorice, toffee and roasted oak in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins and nice fruit. Balanced. Loaded with dark berry but also liquorice and toffee in flavour. Quite sweet. Elegant with a nice finish. Easy to drink and enjoy.Average score15.66
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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