Est. 2011

Quinta do Seixo

Quinta do Seixo

Owner Sogrape

Belonging to Sandeman.

This quinta was marked on Forrester’s map It belong to Baron de Seixo to the mid 19th century and acquired of Miguel de Sousa Guedes probably in the late 1880s and bought by Ferreira in 1979. Sousa Guedes & Irmao has made a port with the quintas name and so did Ferreira in 1983. Quinta do Seixo came to Sogrape 1987 when Ferreira was bought and was transferred to Sandeman when Sogrape bought this house in 2002.

Quinta do Seixo Vintages:1960 (Souza Guedes & Irmao), 1983 (Ferreira), 2013 (Sandeman), 2015 (Sandeman)

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Sexio
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings15
BouquetWonderful bouquet of coffee, tea, cacao, ginger, zest of orange and old grocery shop.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and at its peak. Astonishing dry. Cacao and ginger in flavour. The finish is quite complex, attractive and very long. Elegant port.Average score16.30
Last tasted16th March 2017Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2017 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 Sexio
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark cherry, sweet liquorice and lots of fruit in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Of course immature with lots of tannin. Sweet liquorice and mulberry in taste. Balanced and complex with a quite long and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow. Very promising!Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sexio
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit, dark berry, black berry and dark cherry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature loaded with lovely tannin. Balanced and loaded with fruit and dark berry. Blackberry and mulberry in taste with a nice and quite attractive finish.
Last tasted9th May 2018Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.

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

Last tasted:

9th May
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Calem 1985
Calem 2016
Cockburn 2015
Croft 1994
C. da Silva 2015
Dow 1985
Feuerheerd 2000
Feuerheerd 2015
Feuerheerd 2016
Fonseca 1985
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1998
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2016
Messias 2009
Niepoort 2000
Offley 2016
Quevedo 2015
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Noval 2015
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1999
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Wiese & Krohn 2005
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Sandeman 2015
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2014
Quinta de Terra Feita
Taylor 2001
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2004
Quinta do Vesuvio 1995
Sandeman 1963
Sandeman 1968
Sandeman 1977
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2003
Sandeman 2007
Sandeman 2011
Sandeman 2016
Taylor 1985
Sandeman 1999


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