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Caves Santa Marta

Caves Santa Marta, CRL

Founded 1959

Caves Santa Marta was founded in 1959 as a cooperative. In 1970 it was merged with another cooperative, Adega de Medrões, and in 1973 with Cumieira. In 1998 Caves Santa Marta was the first cooperative to release a vintage port.

Caves Santa Marta Vintages:1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseCaves Santa MartaVintage1998
ColourGarnet redNumber of tastings1
BouquetDried fruit, Christmas spices, datesScore range16.00 - 16.00
TasteDried fruit, fully developed with only some tannins left, long finish.Average score
Last tasted25th November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at Munskänkarna, Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCaves Santa MartaVintage1999
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCreme caramel, toffee and a hint of crème candy in the nose.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better. A modern port style but balanced with toffee and crème caramel in taste. Quite nice but not so long finish. Drink up.Average score
Last tasted11th October 2020Point this date14.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCaves Santa MartaVintage2000
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, fudge, raisin and roasted coffee beans in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet but will not be better. Balanced and very easy to drink and enjoy now. Cacao, fudge and raisin in taste with rather attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted24th October 2020Point this date15.00
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCaves Santa MartaVintage2002
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCinnamon, spiciness, herbs, cacao and sweet liquorice in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will not be much better but easy to drink and very delicate today. Balanced and very tasty with herbs, spiciness and sweet liquorice in the mouth. Quite sweet with a delicious and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted22nd May 2021Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

30th May
Quinta da Prelada 2011
22nd May
Caves Santa Marta 2002
21st May
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Osborne 1997
Fonseca 1997
Graham 1994
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1998
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1997
Quinta Dona Matilde
Barros 1996
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
Quinta do Noval 1997
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1997
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1994
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1997
Warre 1994

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