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Vintage Port 2006

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2006Very good-22

Declared brands that we know of are the following 22:

2006:Augusto's
Barao de Vilar
FozCeira
Magalhaes
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Galeira
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Revolta
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Lamelas
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Pego
Quinta do Portal
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta S. Luiz
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Terras do Grifo
Vista Alegre

HouseAugustoVintage2006
ColourStill rather dark ruby in colour with a rather yellow edge.Number of tastings14
BouquetDark berry such as blackberry, blue berry and mulberry in the nose but also a hint of cork.Score range
TasteMedium body. Drinkable but the taste and nose of corked make it quite difficult to enjoy. Still some tannin but balanced port with a rather nice finish despite the cork.Average score
Last tasted19th June 2018Point this date14.00
CommentAt Augusto’s lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Cavadinha
Warre
Vintage2006
ColourDark blue with a hint of a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetThis time a lovely bouquet with mulberry, cream candy and candy in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still quite a lot of nice tannin and acidity and will be better. Balanced and easy to drink and enjoy this time with cram candy, dark berry and chocolate in taste with a nice finish.Average score15.40
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
The first bottle was not quite okay!
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Galeira
Barros
Vintage2006
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack currant, dark cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some soft tannin but rather modern style of port. Will probably be better but is very easy to drink and enjoy today. Mulberry and black currant in taste. Balanced port with a rather nice finish.Average score
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack cherry, fruity and juicy nose.
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature and lovely tannins. Dry at the end but a very promising port.
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
HouseQuinta da RevoltaVintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetShy nose of berry and fruit.
TasteMedium body. Immature but easy to drink and like. Lots of tannins. Will not be a long runner but has a nice and rather attractive finish.
Last tasted27th June 2009Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip to Duoro.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some tannins. Dark berry in taste. Dry. Will improve of course. Quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted12th September 2014Point this date15.50
CommentIn Portologia’s, our favourite Bar in Porto at the trip to Porto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta de VentezeloVintage2006
ColourDark blue almost black in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetBerry and spicy in the noseScore range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Not so much tannin, more fruit. Quite modern in style. Spicy in flavour. Quite nice finishAverage score
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage2006
ColourDark blue with a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of mulberry, blackberry and dark fruits in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still quite a lot of tannin and will of course be much better. Rather elegant with mulberry and blackberry predominate but balanced and attractive with a interesting and lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted7th October 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PegoVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetBlueberry, blackberry, vanilla and some ginger in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some soft tannins. Blackberry and blueberry in taste. Balanced port and easy to drink and like. Attractive and quite interesting finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted19th May 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings12
BouquetFruit, mulberry, dark berry, cherry, herbs and blueberry in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft tannin but rather enjoyable. Mulberry, dark berry and herbs in flavour. Nice fruit and good balanced with quite an elegant but tannic finish.Average score15.23
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
2 bottles have been defect.

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 Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite strange nose with a hint of ether.
TasteImmature with berry and fruit taste. Lots of tannins. Immature finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2008Rating this dateGood?
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
The nose is strange.
Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2006
ColourQuite dark blue with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetTobacco, herbal and gingerbread in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still some soft tannin and will be better. Tobacco and gingerbread flavour. Complex and balanced classic port with an attractive finish.
Last tasted7th November 2016Rating this date16..00
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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