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Vintage Port 2004

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2004Very good to Excellent6553

Declared brands that we know of are the following 53:

2004:Borges
Casa do Raposo
Casal dos Jordoes
Caves Vale do Rodo
Chancellor
Dalva
Director's Choice
Fonseca Guimaraens
Insígnia
Magalhaes
Majara
Pintas
Players
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Presidential
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Pacheca
Quinta da Prelada
Quinta da Roeda
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta de Ervamoira
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Marrocos
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Val da Figueira
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Infantado
Quinta do Javali
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Passadouro
Quinta do Portal
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Quinta do Tedo
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta S. Luiz
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Seguro
Vista Alegre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetNice plum and mulberry bouquet.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Very tasty and attractive. Easy to swallow with a good finish. Quite nice but will develop fast we suppose.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateVery Good / Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseChancellor
Pocas Jr
Vintage2004
ColourStill dark but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetSpring flowers, candy, coffee, spiciness and mint in the noseScore range15.00 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still some tannin and will be better. Spiciness and flowers in flavour. Balanced but sweet and quite elegant. Easy to drink and like and very enjoyable. Nice and attractive finishAverage score15.48
Last tasted4th March 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCorte
Delaforce
Vintage2004
ColourDark ruby in colour, almost black.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, black berry, dark berry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Loaded with dark berry, dark cherry, and fruit and much more in the taste. Still quite a lot of tannin and will be better but balanced and easy to drink and like. Quite elegant and a lovely but quite acidic finish. This port will be lovely to follow!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
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage2004
ColourStill quite dark blue in colour with a hint of a yellow edge.Number of tastings4
BouquetMulberries, toffee and dark fruit with some liquorice in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Sweet. Still some tannin and will be better. Dried fruit and mulberry on the palate. Balanced and easy to drink and like with a nice finish. No long runner but a rather nice port.Average score15.29
Last tasted7th October 2017Point this date15.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage2004
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetMulberry, cream candy, crème caramel, candy and much more in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some soft tannin and will improve. Candy and cream candy in taste. Balanced and dry. Quite complex with a rather long and interesting, attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMagalhaesVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit and berry in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Very fruity and some complexity. Lots of tannin and immature. Very promising finish.Average score
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2004
ColourBlue in colour with a little yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetBlack cherry, dark berry, mulberry and complex fruit in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature with lovely tannins and dark berry in taste. Rather dry but elegant port with a promising and charming finish. Will be much better and interesting to follow.Average score15.72
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePintasVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery juicy, black currant and fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Short finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PachecaVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetBerry and fruity in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather easy to like and drink. Fruity flavour and a nice finish. Not a long runner.Average score15.50
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PreladaVintage2004
ColourDark blue still almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, blackberry cream candy and lots of fruit in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.40
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Still very immature and quite tannic. Loaded with fruit and will of course improve. Blackberry, mulberry, candy and cough-drops in taste. With a very attractive, long and intensive finish.Average score15.43
Last tasted14th January 2017Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Roeda
Croft
Vintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetJuicy and still very fruity with black berry in the nose.Score range14.75 - 14.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature and full of tannins. Loaded with fruit. Blackberry and chocolate in the flavour. Very promising finish. Will be great I hope but is hard to enjoy so young.Average score14.75
Last tasted13th April 2010Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage2004
ColourStill dark ruby in colour but with a yellow mature rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark berry, some mulberry and toffee in the nose but also toffee and cream candy.Score range14.90 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft tannin and will be better. Balanced but quite dry. Dark berry and toffee in taste. Rather elegant with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das Carvalhas
Real Velha
Vintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of mulberry, dark berry, cacao and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still some soft and delicate tannin but very attractive taste of liquorice and cacao. Will be better but already today very attractive and enjoyable. Easy to drink and like and with a delicious finish.Average score
Last tasted18th July 2015Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto
Vintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity and berry. Quite generous nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit and full of tannins and immature. Hard to swallow but with an interesting and very promising finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateImpressive / Very impressive
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 la RosaVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetBlack cherry and plum in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body Very fruity and tasty but light and elegant. Balanced tannins and a lovely finish.Average score15.50
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de RorizVintage2004
ColourRather dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetSome pharmacy and hospital in the nose but also some dark berry. Strange and not quite enjoyable.Score range14.75 - 14.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little old in taste. Pharmacy and some dark berry in taste. Probably this bottle is not quite OK but there is still a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage2004
ColourStill very dark indeed with a small yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of blackberry, mulberry, blue berry, lilac and violets in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Loaded with tannin but massive and lovely. Lots of berry, violet and lilac in taste. Immature and imposing port with an long and lovely finish. This will be exciting to follow indeed!Average score
Last tasted24th January 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage2004
ColourVery dark blue with just a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetStill young nose of dark berry, dark cherry, black berry, mulberry, some chocolate and sweet liquorice.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Still a bit immature with some rather tough tannin but balanced and attractive. Mulberry and dark berry but also dark chocolate and liquorish in taste. Quite dry but with a quite long and attractive finish. Will be much better and will be lovely to follow.Average score16.25
Last tasted22nd April 2016Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetVery juicy and fruity in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Tannin and loaded with fruit. Immature and quite hard to swallow. Nice finish indeed.Average score15.50
Last tasted27th June 2009Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip to Douro.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do InfantadoVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings8
BouquetMulberry, dark berry, cherry and candy in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Rather mature with soft tannin but balanced and easy to drink and like. Modern style of port. Candy and mulberry in flavour Quite attractive finish.Average score15.26
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage2004
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetWonderful bouquet of Black cherry, tar, ginger, clove and old grocery shop.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteFull-bodied. Immature with tannin but very elegant with clove and spiciness. Balanced port with a long, attractive and very promising finish. Wonderful indeed.Average score
Last tasted12th December 2014Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
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 Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
Vintage2004
ColourRather dark but with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark cherry, mulberry and some blackberry in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some tannin. Balanced and elegant. Easy to drink and like with mulberry and dark cherry in taste and a very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do TedoVintage2004
ColourStill quite dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, Dark cherry and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still soft tannin but balance and quite attractive with mulberry and dark berry in taste. Elegant and a nice finish. Quite agreeable!Average score
Last tasted13th February 2016Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Vale MeaoVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and very fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Hard to swallow. Dark berry in flavour and a nice but short finish.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and dark berry in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Immature and lots of tannins. Hard to swallow. Loaded with fruit and dark berry in flavour. Attractive finish.
Last tasted6th November 2006Rating 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
HouseQuinta Seara d’OrdensVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetDark berry, some liquorice and elegant fruit in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature and very fruity. Modern style and easy to drink and like. Balanced and quite attractive and interesting finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCacao, tropical fruits and dark berry in the nose.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium bodied. Immature and full of tannins. Dark berry and fruit in flavour. Long and promising finish.Average score14.90
Last tasted8th November 2011Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, dark cherry and blackberry in the nose.Score range
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature and lots of tannin. Hard to appreciate but very promising and loaded with fruit. Berry in flavour and very long acidic finish. Will be very interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted14th September 2011Point this date15.90
CommentOn a journey to Lisbon
TastersSAI
HouseVista AlegreVintage2004
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill juicy and fruity in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Loaded with fruit but easy to drink and like. Rather nice finish but will never be a long runner.Average score
Last tasted27th June 2009Point this date14.40
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip to Douro.
TastersSAI

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