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Vintage Port 2001

VintageRatingBroad-
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SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2001Very good to Excellent2441

Declared brands that we know of are the following 41:

2001:Almiro
Andresen
Barao de Vilar
Champalimaud
Chancellor
DR Port
Fonseca Guimaraens
Heredias
Hooper
Madalena
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Corte
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta de Baldias
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Santa Barbara
Quinta de Terra Feita
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta Santa Eufemia
Quinta Vale D. Maria
Real Companhia Velha
Rozes
Sao Pedro das Aguias
Secundum
Senhora do Convento
Silval
Vista Alegre

HouseAndresenVintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetIntensive fruit. Mostly mulberry and dark cherry.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteWonderful body. Immature but lovely tannin in mouth. A long and attractive finish. Very promising.Average score
Last tasted12th November 2007Point this date15.25
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseChampalimaudVintage2001
ColourYellow mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, dark berry, ginger, cacao and Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will probably not be better. Very elegant and balanced. Very tasty with, candy, butterscotch, ginger and spiciness in the mouth. Rather modern style of port with a nice, quite long and very interesting finish. Easy to drink and to enjoy.Average score15.75
Last tasted24th December 2017Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseChancellor
Pocas Jr
Vintage2001
ColourYellow rather mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetSome dark berry, black currant and plum in nose.Score range15.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Tasty. Mostly berries and fruit in flavour. Acceptable finish but light. Rather mature already. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.38
Last tasted1st November 2010Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
*This bottle defect. Notes from 2 November 2009
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage2001
ColourStill dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity, red berry and cherry in the nose. Very complex.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteQuite full bodied. Still lots of fruits, cherry and young berry as well as tannins in taste. Balanced and elegant with an impressive and promising finish. Will be exciting to follow.Average score
Last tasted14th December 2015Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage2001
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetComplex and generous nose of dark berries, liquorice, ginger, cinnamon, cacao, toffee and old grocery shop.Score range15.50 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature but with some elegant tannin. Will be better. Spicy in taste with cinnamon and cacao. Quite dry. Complex and balanced with a long and very attractive finish.Average score16.12
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage2001
ColourDark blue, almost still black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark cherry, mulberry and fruit in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Quite dry. Very fruity and dark berry in flavour. Easy to drink and like with a nice and balanced finish but no long runner.Average score14.88
Last tasted27th November 2015Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Cavadinha
Warre
Vintage2001
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetHerbs, toffee, dark chocolate, a hint of crème caramel and spiciness in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still some soft and elegant tannin and will be better. Balanced and complex with herbs and spiciness in taste. The finish is delicate, elegant and very attractive. Will be lovely to follow! Just enjoy and drink it!Average score16.25
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Corte
Delaforce
Vintage2001
ColourDark ruby in colour, almost black.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, lot of mulberry and black berry and much more in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Still tannin and will be better but balanced and very attractive in taste with blackberry, black cherry and mulberry. Quite elegant and easy to enjoy and to drink. Rather complex even if berry and fruit still is dominating. A quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted19th January 2018Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% 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 de RorizVintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery juicy and dark berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and full of tannins. Berry and fruit in flavour. Rather easy to drink and like. Not a long runner. Nice finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2003Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Terra Feita
Taylor
Vintage2001
ColourStill rather dark but yellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetSweet liquorice, violet, toffee, cacao, coffee and some spiciness in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Almost mature but with some soft tannin. Will of course be much better. Elegant and balanced. Violets, toffee and cacao in flavour. Very long, quite complex and attractive finish. Will be exciting to follow but easy to drink and love already today!Average score16.43
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage2001
ColourDark blue with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetBlack berry, blue berry, mulberry, some violets, toffee and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature but still some soft tannin. Will be better but is easy to drink and enjoy today. Complex and balanced port with a lovely and quite long finish.Average score15.80
Last tasted10th December 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage2001
ColourStill quite dark but with a nice yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry some tart, coffee and cacao in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but with some soft tannin and will of course be better. Coffee and some dark berry in taste. Balanced but quite dry with an elegant, rather complex and long finish.Average score
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage2001
ColourStill quite dark ruby with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPepper, ginger, cardamom and spiciness in the noseScore range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature and almost peaking but still with some tannin. Balanced, complex and will develop and be better. A huge range of spiciness in taste with a long and complex finish. Easy to drink and to love. Very surprisingly indeed!Average score
Last tasted17th June 2018Point this date16.75
CommentTasted in our apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy, dark berry and much more in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of tannins and immature. Hard to swallow. Loaded with berry and fruit. Enormous finish. Will be great!
Last tasted15th September 2004Rating this dateVery impressive indeed.
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip in Douro.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens
Vintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannins. Loaded with fruit. Lovely finish but hardly a long runner.
Last tasted15th September 2004Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip in Douro.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta do Vale MeaoVintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and very fruity in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and full of tannins. Hard to swallow. Dark cherry in flavour and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted11th November 2007Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2001
ColourStill very dark blue but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCacao, coffee, dark chocolate, some toffee and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Rather mature but with some soft and delicate tannin. Will still be better! Balanced and very complex indeed. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste. Long, attractive and wonderful finish. Classic and elegant port!Average score
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Canais
Cockburn
Vintage2001
ColourStill rather dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark chocolate, crème candy, toffee, cacao and fudge in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and almost peaking but with some soft tannin and will probably be better. Balanced and quite attractive with cacao, crème candy and fudge in taste. Classic and elegant port with a quite long finish.Average score15.80
Last tasted30th September 2017Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2001
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetToffee, old grocery shop, cacao and some mint in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some soft tannin and will be better. Mint and toffee in taste. Attractive and long finish. Classic and very enjoyable portAverage score16.08
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Vale D. MariaVintage2001
ColourStill almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, black cherry and black currant in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit but modern port with no tannin left. Sweet. Very tasty with black cherry in flavour. Elegant and very easy to drink and enjoy with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted22nd December 2014Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage2001
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow mature rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, liquorice, some dark chocolate and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and will not be much better. Quite elegant and easy to drink and enjoy with liquorice, mulberry and some chocolate in taste. A rather short but nice finish.Average score
Last tasted19th February 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage2001
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, black cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still immature but with only some very soft tannin. Will be better. Balanced and quite elegant. Very tasty and attractive with a promising finish.Average score
Last tasted31st December 2014Point this date15.75
CommentAT home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage2001
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery nice nose of mulberry, cacao and dark chocolate.Score range14.90 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with tannin. Mulberry and chocolate in flavour. Balance and very tasty with a nice finish.Average score14.95
Last tasted26th January 2017Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSecundum
Niepoort
Vintage2001
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and berry bouquet.
TasteFull bodied and lots of tannin. Very fruity. Hard to swallow and appreciate at this moment.
Last tasted3rd November 2003Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSilval
Quinta do Noval
Vintage2001
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely and interesting nose of mulberry, blackberry and dark berry.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body still with some soft tannin. Blackberry and dark berry in taste. Easy to drink, like and appreciate. Attractive and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted9th September 2014Point this date15.40
CommentIn Quinta do Noval’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Duoro with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseVista AlegreVintage2001
ColourBlack and youthful in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark cherry and mulberry in the nose with dark chocolate and liquorice.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Quite immature with still lots of tannins. Mulberry and liquorice in flavour. Nice and quite attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score15.38
Last tasted22nd January 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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