Est. 2011

Quinta Santa Eufémia

Sociedade Vitivinicola da Quinta de Santa Eufémia Lda

Founded 1864
Owner The fourth generation of the Carvalho family
Vintage Port Brands Quinta Santa Eufemia, Quinta dos Eirados, Eirados

Quinta de Santa Eufémia was founded 1864 by Bernardo Rodrigues de Carvalho. In 1990 Quinta Santa Eufemia was divided in two Parts:

  • Sociedade Vitivinicola Quinta Santa Eufémia Lda, that use the brand Quinta Santa Eufémia, and is managed by the fourth generation of the family.
  • Casa de Santa Eufémia, owned by José da Silva Viseu de Carvalho, the third generation of the family.
  • They have mainly produced tawny but have a white port from 1973 and now also start vintage port production.

    Quinta de Santa Eufemia is now managed by the fourth generation of the family - seven great-grandchildren who have been producing Port Wines since 1994.

    Quinta Santa Eufemia Vintages:1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2015
    Eirados Vintages:2007, 2008
    Quinta dos Eirados Vintages:1999

    Vintage Port tasting notes:

    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage1999
    ColourVery dark nearly blue in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetDark cherry, mulberry and dried fruit in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.50
    TasteMedium body. Very fruity in flavour. Immature but with a hint of volatile acidity. Yet quite balance Easy to swallow and like and with a nice finish.Average score15.20
    Last tasted8th September 2014Point this date14.90
    CommentIn Quinta de Santa Eufemia’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Duoro with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2007
    ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetBerry, dark cherry, fruit and lots of sweet liquorice in the nose. Very attractive bouquetScore range15.25 - 15.40
    TasteMedium body. Cherry and dark berries in flavour. Quite dry and firm tannins. Medium length.Average score15.33
    Last tasted26th October 2015Point this date15.40
    CommentAt the Restaurant Atmosfär in Malmö, Sweden.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2008
    ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
    BouquetBlackberry, mulberry and toffee in the nose. Some green herbs and liquorice.Score range15.40 - 15.75
    TasteMedium body. Blackberry and mulberry in taste. Rather soft tannins, sweet. Modern style port. Medium length with good balance.Average score15.55
    Last tasted20th February 2017Point this date15.50
    CommentAt the Restaurant Atmosfär in Malmö, Sweden.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2014
    ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
    BouquetDark berry, black berry and fruit in the nose.
    TasteMedium body. Immature and loaded with fruit and berry. Sweet with lots of tannin and a nice interesting finish. Quite attractive and promising!
    Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateImpressive
    CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

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

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