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Quinta S. Luiz

Quinta S. Luiz

Owner Sogevinus

Belonging to Kopke.

Quinta de S. Luiz was acquired of Kopke 1922- is the cradle of a famous lineage of Kopke Port Wines, it is the pioneer and is responsible for the development of modern planting techniques. The neighbouring quinta was bought and included in S. Luiz such as Quinta da Lobata in 1974, Quinta da Galeira in 1987, Quinta da Alegria in 1982 and Quinta da Mesquita in 1972. This quinta was sold to Sogevinus together with Kopke in 2006.

Quinta S. Luiz Vintages:1970, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1977
ColourYellow, very light and mature colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetSpring flowers, candy and red fruit in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Feminine port. Mature and on top. Candy in the taste with a nice and good finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.30
Last tasted6th April 2013Point this date15.90
CommentIn a Port Wine Lover’s home

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge and toffee in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Burned sugar in flavour. Balanced and a quite nice finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1979
ColourAlmost tawny in colour. Very beautiful indeed.Number of tastings1
BouquetGenerous bouquet of candy, fudge, toffee and some burned sugar.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little more but elegant and complex. Fudge in taste. Very easy to drink and like. An long, complex and quite attractive finish. Lovely port.Average score
Last tasted21st March 2013Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1982
ColourQuite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBurned sugar, crème candy, roasted coffee tea and much more in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Easy to love and drink. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste. Elegant and balanced port with an attractive and very long finish. Astonishing port indeed!Average score
Last tasted20th November 2014Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1983
ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCinnamon and ginger bouquet.Score range
TasteRather full bodied. Mature and quite on top. Elegant with a lovely and long finish. Very good indeed.Average score
Last tasted1st August 2005Point this date16.50
CommentIn Denmark with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1985
ColourStill quite dark blue with a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetLovely fresh bread and ginger bread on the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some tannin. Rather mature. Elegant and balanced with a lovely finish.Average score15.40
Last tasted30th August 2004Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings12
BouquetGenerous nose of old hospital and pharmacy. Maybe not so attractive?Score range14.75 - 16.25
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and maybe a little old. Pharmacy in taste. Maybe a little short finish but a quite good and easy to drink.Average score15.54
Last tasted21st March 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1991
ColourLovely yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, a hint of coffee beans, figs, orange zest and Christmas raisin in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and peaking. Will not be better. Balanced and very elegant. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste. With a long and very attractive finish. Very easy to drink and love indeed!Average score
Last tasted11th December 2017Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1992
ColourQuite beautiful yellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, candy and roasted coffee beans in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and rather complex port with lots of cacao, candy and dark chocolate in taste. Will not be better but very easy to drink and really enjoy with a delicious finish.Average score
Last tasted8th November 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the 18% Wine Society Great 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 Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1996
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry blue berry and much more in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with tannin. Sweet and tasty with mulberry in taste. Balanced and elegant port which promise a lot in the future. Lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted14th June 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite strange nose with a hint of ether.
TasteImmature with berry and fruit taste. Lots of tannins. Immature finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateGood?
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
The nose is strange.
Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage2008
ColourVery dark almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark berry and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still very immature with lots of tannins with mulberry, blackberry and dark cherry in taste. The tannin is lovely and the finish of course tannic but quite interesting and long. Will be lovely to follow this port.Average score
Last tasted1st April 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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