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Vintage Port 2012

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2012Very good-38

Declared brands that we know of are the following 38:

2012:Barao de Vilar
Barros
Bulas
Calem
Cottas
Cruz Porto
Dalva
Duorum Vinha de Castelo Melhor
Fonseca Guimaraens
Maynard
Quinta da Gaivosa
Quinta da Galeira
Quinta da Pacheca
Quinta da Revolta
Quinta da Roeda
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta das Lamelas
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de S. José
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Arnozelo
Quinta do Estanho
Quinta do Javali
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta Maria Izabel
Quinta S. Luiz
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Real Companhia Velha
Soalheira
Terras do Grifo
Vallado Adelaide
van Zellers
Vista Alegre

HouseBulasVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLiquorice, sweetmeats and butterscotch in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin but quite elegant and tasty. Very sweet. Liquorice and sweetmeats in taste. Balanced port with an attractive finish. Will be nice to follow.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCalemVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit but not much tannin. Easy to drink and enjoy but no long runner. Blackberry and dark berry in taste. Balanced but a modern style of port with a rather short but nice finish.
Last tasted19th November 2016Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCottasVintage2012
ColourBlue in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, cherry and fruit in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Immature but a light and modern port. Of course tannic but easy to drink already now. Balanced and some complexity but a rather short finish.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCuvee Adelaide
Quinta do Vallado
Vintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite closed nose with dark berry and fruit. Still juicy.
TasteMedium body. Dark berry in taste. Quite drinkable and with tannins. Enjoyable but maybe a little short finish.
Last tasted11th September 2014Rating this dateVery Good
CommentIn Quinta do Vallado’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseMaynardVintage2012
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark cherry, dark berry and some cacao nose with some oak.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit and tannins. Dark berry and some cacao in flavour. Nice young port with a nice and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted4th March 2017Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PachecaVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruity nose with dark berries, blackberries, cherries.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteFruity taste of dark berries, medium body, quite a lot of tannins, elegant and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentTasted in Q.
da Pacheca’s lodge in the Douro Valley.
TastersJB
HouseQuinta da Roeda
Croft
Vintage2012
ColourQuite dark but with just a hint of a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark chocolate, cacao, dark cherry and dark berry in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still with very soft with delicate tannins and will of course be better. Balanced with cacao and dark chocolate in taste. A complex port with lovely, aggressive tannins in an attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd June 2018Point this date16.25
CommentTasting at Quinta da Roeda’s lodge in the Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2012
ColourDark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, black current, blue berry, dark berry and spring flowers in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and of course still tannic and will be better. Rather dry. Balanced and elegant with mulberry, dark berry and spring flowers in taste and with a nice and quite attractive and long finish. Will be very interesting to follow! Very easy to drink and love already today.Average score15.95
Last tasted20th June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentTasted in Quinta das Lamelas lodge in Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de la RosaVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, spring flowers, coffee and roses in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Quite light tannins and very easy to like, drink and enjoy! Mulberry, spring flowers and roses in taste. Balanced and quite complex with a nice and rather interesting finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de VentezeloVintage2012
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBlackberry, blue berry and some mulberry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Immature of course but the tannin are quite agreeable and the port is easy to drink and very enjoyable. Loaded with fruit and berry but balanced with a quite interesting with an attractive finish.Average score15.33
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruity, juice, mint and vanilla in the nose
TasteQuite full-bodied and quite a lot of tannins. Dark berry and fruit in taste. Attractive and long finish.
Last tasted22nd April 2016Rating this dateVery good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2012
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack cherry, mulberry but still juicy in the nose
TasteMedium body. Immature of course with lots of tannin. Loaded with fruit and black cherry in taste. Quite elegant Long and lovely finish which is appreciated. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted3rd November 2014Rating this dateVery 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 Maria IzabelVintage2012
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, candy, some liquorice and some cacao in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Balanced and elegant but still tannins and will be better. Cream candy and liquorice in taste and a nice finish. Very easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted22nd June 2018Point this date15.75
CommentTasting at Quinta Maria Izabel’s lodge in the Douro Valley, Portugal
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Seara d’OrdensVintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill juicy but with fruit and dark berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Tannin and quite hard to appreciate now. Very fruity in taste. Nice finish and will be lovely to follow.
Last tasted3rd November 2014Rating 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 Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2012
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack cherry, mulberry and fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Tannin and hard to appreciate. Dry but balanced. Mulberry in taste. Elegant finish.
Last tasted3rd November 2014Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage2012
ColourDark blue but a nice yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, blackberry and fruit in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Immature and tannic. Mulberry and fruit in taste. Balance and quite modern in style. Rather complex with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
Housevan ZellersVintage2012
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetVery generous and nice intense bouquet with mulberry, blackberry, dark cherry and attractive fruit.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannins a very clean fruity feeling with mulberry, black berry and much more in taste. Very promising with nice acidity. Long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2018Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

10th November
Brizard Roma
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1978
Offley Boa Vista 1963
5th November
Alves de Sousa 2015
Barros 2016
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2013
Borges & Irmao 1995
Borges & Irmao 2007
Borges & Irmao 2015
Bulas 2015
Bulas 2016
Butler-Nephew 2003
Churchill 2016
Cottas 2013
Dona Otilia 2016
Dow 2016
DR 2016
Gould Campbell 2000
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2000
Kopke 2016
Lacrau 2015
Madalena
Smith- Woodhouse 1998
Martha’s 2016
Maynard 2016
Maynard (organic) 2016
Niepoort 2000
Niepoort 2015
Palmer 2016
Quarles Harris 1977
Quevedo 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2015
Quinta do Bucheiro 2005
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2004
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2006
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 2005
Quinta do Infantado 2003
Quinta do Infantado 2004
Quinta do Infantado 2015
Quinta da Oliveirinha 2016
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2009
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Romaneira 2003
Quinta da Romaneira 2007
Quinta da Romaneira 2015
Quinta da Romaneira 2016
Quinta de la Rosa 2005
Quinta de la Rosa 2014
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 1998
Real Velha 2003
Sandeman 1980
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2016
San Leonardo 2007
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Quinta do Vau
Sandeman 1988
Vau
Sandeman 1999
Warre 1980
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Wiese & Krohn 2016
van Zellers 2012

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