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:

3rd November
Feuerheerd 2013
Quinta do Noval 2001
28th October
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Burmester 1997
25th October
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1978
18th October
Fonseca 1977
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1987
Graham 1977
Graham’s Malvedos 1987
Kopke 1977
Forrester 1987
Niepoort 1977
Niepoort 1987
Offley Boa Vista 1977
Offley Boa Vista 1987
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 1987
Quinta Sao Luiz
Kopke 1987
Warre 1977


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