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Vintage Port 2005

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2005Very good-53

Declared brands that we know of are the following 53:

2005:Andresen
Armada
Barros
Borges
Broadbent
Burmester
Chancellor
Conceito
Dalva
Director's Choice
Fonseca Guimaraens
Kopke
Madalena
Messias
Miguels
Niepoort
Pintas
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Quevedo
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Pacheca
Quinta da Roeda
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta de Ervamoira
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Terra Feita
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Bucheiro
Quinta do Cachao
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Passadouro
Quinta do Portal
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Quinta Vale D. Maria
Quinta Valle Longo
Real Companhia Velha
Romariz
Silval
Vista Alegre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseAndresenVintage2005
ColourBlack and very impressive in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Hard to swallow. Long finish. A promising port and will be delicious in due time.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateVery good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage2005
ColourDark blue but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, cacao, fudge, minty and some coffee beans in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft and quite elegant tannin but rather mature. An attractive and balanced port with mulberry and chocolate in taste. Lovely and quite long finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted5th January 2019Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseConceitoVintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour with a red rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetSoft, blackberry, chocolate, and cherries.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteSoft and accessible with soft tannins.Average score
Last tasted11th November 2013Point this date15.00
CommentAt a tasting at Munskänkarna in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, dark berry, mulberry and black current in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin. Black cherry and black current in taste. Quite complex with a quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted24th July 2014Point this date15.40
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage2005
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetVery fruity bouquet with lots of mulberry, dark berry, blackberry but also some liquorice and violet in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.90
TasteQuite full bodied. Mulberry, black berry and lots of fruit in the taste but lots pf tannins Elegant and balanced despite the tannin. Quite long and promising tannic finish. Will be exciting to follow.Average score15.72
Last tasted31st March 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGilbertsVintage2005
ColourStill ruby but with a yellow mature edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetCherry, blackberry and some mulberry in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with lovely tannin and will be better. Balanced and rather elegant. Cherry and blackberry in taste. Easy to drink and like with a rather short but elegant finish.Average score
Last tasted19th June 2018Point this date15.90
CommentTasted in our apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage2005
ColourQuite dark with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, toffee, sweet liquorice, mint, some cacao and spiciness in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some soft and very elegant tannin and will develop and will probably be better. Balanced and with toffee, sweet liquorice and much more in taste. Lovely, long and very complex finish.Average score16.13
Last tasted30th November 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill juicy and dark berry in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of fruit and dark cherry in flavour. Tannins. Very impressive finish. Promising port.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMessiasVintage2005
ColourQuite dark with a yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy, old hospital and some volatile acidity in the nose.Score range13.90 - 13.90
TasteMedium body. Quite unbalanced and alcoholic. Drinkable when we started but very soon the volatile acidity took over. The finish was quite short and nit quite okay. Hard to give aggregable points. This bottle was defect even if it was agreeable in the beginning.Average score
Last tasted29th October 2016Point this date13.90
CommentAt home with the family.
This bottle was defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage2005
ColourDark ruby colour with a brick red rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetComplex nose of mint, old grocery shop cinnamon, dried fruit and a lot more. Quite elegant.Score range16.40 - 16.50
TasteFull bodied and quite mature but will develop more and be better. Grocery shop, mint and much more in flavour. Very elegant port. Balanced and complex. A lovely, long and attractive finish. Seem to be a great port in spe.Average score16.43
Last tasted22nd April 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePintasVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery juicy, black currant and fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Quite good finish. Seems promising.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateVery good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PachecaVintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetVery fruity and dark berry in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Easy to drink and like. No long runner. Astonishing mature.Average score16.00
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
This bottle was defect. Notes from November 2010 2 bottles have been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage2005
ColourStill very dark blue but with a yellow, mature edge.Number of tastings4
BouquetRoasted coffee, cacao, some toffee, cream chocolate, mulberry and some dark berry and dried fruit in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some tannin and will improve. Balanced and easy to drink and enjoy. Cacao. mulberry and dark berry in taste. Attractive and nice finish.Average score15.73
Last tasted14th April 2018Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das Carvalhas
Real Velha
Vintage2005
ColourVery beautiful mature yellow edge in colour but still rather dark ruby.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, oak, liquorice and dark berry in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body Still not quite mature and will be better with some very soft and delicate tannin. Balance and quite elegant. Liquorice, cacao and chocolate in taste with a long and very attractive finish. Easy to drink and to enjoy indeed.Average score
Last tasted21st June 2018Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at our apartment in the Douro Valley, Portugal
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto
Vintage2005
ColourDark ruby but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetMint, candy, marzipan, red whortleberry, cacao and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature maybe peaking but still with some soft, very delicate tannin. Cacao, marzipan, and some candy in taste. Elegant and balanced. Attractive and long finish. Is very enjoyable now.Average score15.57
Last tasted5th November 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de la RosaVintage2005
ColourStill a hint of ruby in colour but also a quite yellow broad edge.Number of tastings3
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee and some elegant spiciness in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still a bit immature and will be better but with some lovely tannin. Easy to drink and enjoy today but probably not a long runner Cacao, chocolate and roasted coffee in taste with a rather attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Terra Feita
Taylor
Vintage2005
ColourStill dark in colour with a thin yellow edge.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, dark cherry and violets in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature and lots of tannin. Loaded with fruit. Long finish indeed. Promising.Average score16.25
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage2005
ColourStill dark and quite immature in colour. A thin yellow edge.Number of tastings4
BouquetBlack berry and dark cherry in the nose, some liquorice and still very fruity.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Still very tannic, notes of mulberry and dark cherry in the flavour and excellent back-bone with a long finish. Will be very interesting to follow.Average score16.40
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de VentezeloVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry and dark cherry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Mulberry in flavour Hard to swallow. Long and promising finish. Will be quite interesting to follow.
Last tasted5th October 2008Rating this dateVery good/ Impressive
CommentAt home with the family.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage2005
ColourVery dark blue with just a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, crème caramel but also dark berry, mulberry, cherry and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature with some delicious tannin. Will of course be better but balanced and elegant. Dry as usual but with an attractive with a lovely finish. Will be wonderful to follow.Average score15.95
Last tasted23rd February 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do BucheiroVintage2005
ColourStill ruby with a yellow rim in the colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetMulberry, eucalyptus, mint and some spiciness in the nose.Score range14.80 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Modern style of port. Rather mature but will be better. Mint and eucalyptus in taste. Balanced and rather elegant. Easy to drink ad to like with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score14.93
Last tasted5th November 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruity and berry in the nose.
TasteMedium bodied. Loaded with fruit and rather easy to drink. Will not be a long runner.
Last tasted27th June 2009Rating this dateVery Good / Impressive
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen trip to Douro, Portugal.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens
Vintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely bouquet with fruit and figs.
TasteMedium body. Still a bit immature but easy to drink and like. Will not be a long runner but lovely tannins now and a nice attractive finish.
Last tasted27th June 2009Rating this dateVery Impressive
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, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PassadouroVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and sky in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Quite nice but no complexity in the finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateGood/ Very good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2005
ColourDark in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetCherry, mulberry, black berry roasted oak and mint in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft tannin. Mint and mulberry in flavour. Some integrated oak. Balanced and quite complex. Very nice and interesting finish. Very enjoyable now.Average score15.03
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% 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 do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
Vintage2005
ColourQuite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetQuite elegant bouquet with toffee, old grocery shop, cinnamon and ginger in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Almost mature but still with some very soft and elegant tannin and will be better. Toffee, cinnamon and ginger in taste. Easy to drink and to like with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do TedoVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery juicy and dark berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature but soft tannins. Fruity in flavour and a nice finish.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetViolet, candy, mulberry and much more in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Exciting silky tannins. Violet and mulberry in taste. Elegant and balanced ports with a long and attractive finish but will be better with time.Average score
Last tasted10th September 2014Point this date16.25
CommentIn Quinta do Vesuvio’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta dos Canais
Cockburn
Vintage2005
ColourDark ruby in colour with a yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, blackberry, some oak, liquorice, dark plums, cacao and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and still some tannin and will of course improve but balanced and elegant today. Complex taste of dark berry, dark chocolate, sweet liquorice and some spiciness with a nice and solid finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt our apartment in the Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Seara d’OrdensVintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetBlack berry, black cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Dark berry in flavour with soft tannins. Easy to drink and like. A modern style of port with a nice finish.Average score15.14
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Vale D. MariaVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMuch pepper in the nose. Quite exciting.
TasteMedium body. Immature and full of tannins. Very fruity flavour and long finish.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2005
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark berry and fruit in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Rather complex and intensive port with mulberry and blackberry in taste. Balanced port with a nice and intensive and quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage2005
ColourStill quite blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, ginger and a hint of liquorice in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Astonishing mature with just a hint of tannin. Will this port be much better? Easy to drink today. Mulberry in taste and a quite short finish. Not a great port.Average score
Last tasted19th February 2017Point this date15.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage2005
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, dark cherry, black berry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with tannin. Will of course be better. Mulberry and black berry in taste. Balanced and promising with a long and quite attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted2nd November 2015Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVista AlegreVintage2005
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery juicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin but quite easy to swallow. Astonishing to appreciate and easy to drink and like. Rather short finish. Will this be a promising port?
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

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