Est. 2011


Quinta do Silval, S.A.

Owner Magalhães family
Vineyards Quinta do Silval, Quinta do Vilarinho
Vintage Port Brands Magalhães

Carlo Magalhães started making port from this quinta in the end of the 20th century. Quinta do Silval has a long history and in the middle of the 19th century producing and selling port with its own brand. A part of this quinta belongs to Quinta de Noval and had from them a Brand name, Silval, but Magalhães is a new brand from Quinta do Silval created by Carlos Magalhães who started with Port Vintage in 2000.

Magalhaes Vintages:2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

ColourYellow mature, quite beautiful in colour but rather dark.Number of tastings5
BouquetStill some dark berries, cacao, milk chocolate, coffee, mint and some old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will not be much better. Balanced and very easy to drink and like today. Dark berries, cacao, milk chocolate and mint in taste. Quite elegant, quite long and lovely finish.Average score15.55
Last tasted28th December 2021Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home in Fifth International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetFruity and berry nose. Rather complex.Score range14.25 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Elegant and good with cacao in flavour. Elegant and easy to drink. Nice finishAverage score14.75
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
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
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit and juice in the nose.
TasteMedium body with lots of tannin. Immature. Hard to swallow. Elegant and promising port.
Last tasted1st November 2010Rating 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

Last tasted:

6th July
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2008
28th June
Berry Bros 1997
Fortum & Mason 2000
16th June
Gould Campbell 1991
15th June
Smith Woodhouse 1966
14th June
Messias 2011
12th June
Real Comp. Velha 2002
10th June
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2009
9th June
Quinta do Vesuvio 1998
5th June
Croft 2000


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