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Maia

Belong to Duoro Wine Shippers and Growers Association. The brand has sometimes been bottled by Hutcheson and Feuerheerd.

Maia Vintages:1970, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1995, 1997, 1999

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1970
ColourYellow, mature and very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, butterscotch, crème caramel in the nose with some Christmas spiciness.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking very elegant taste. Quite sweet with crème caramel and toffee flavours. Lovely, quite long and very attractive sweet finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd July 2021Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1977
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, crème caramel, candy, herbs and some spiciness such as ginger in the nose.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Lovely to drink today. Balanced, elegant and quite complex with crème caramel, cacao, chocolate, herbs and ginger in the mouth. Very tasty with a long, quite attractive and very elegant finish. Just drink it and love it.Average score
Last tasted26th February 2022Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow, mature and very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCandy, raisin, toffee, some cacao and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and just a hint of old quite elegant acidity. Sweet and complex with candy, crème caramel, toffee and some cacao in taste. Lovely, quite long and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted15th December 2018Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1982
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, herbs, dried fruit, ginger and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range0.25
TasteMedium body. Lovely acidity and maybe a little old. Balanced and quite tasty with Cacao, chocolate, some herbs and ginger in the mouth and a quite attractive and rather long finish.Average score
Last tasted27th March 2022Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Hutcheson-Feuerheerd
Vintage1985
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge burned sugar and butterscotch in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Quite balanced with some round and quite attractive acidity. Toffee, burned sugar and butterscotch in taste. Quite attractive but a little short finish. Will not be better but is very good today so drink up and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted19th September 2020Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2020 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Hutcheson-Feuerheerd
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetNot so distinct bouquet but some dark berry, spiciness and dried fruit in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better so drink up if you have any left. Still balanced and quite complex. Clove in taste. An attractive finish and this port is easy to like and drink!Average score
Last tasted21st January 2016Point this date16.00
CommentIn the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Hutcheson-Feuerheerd
Vintage1997
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop, toffee and cream candy but maybe a hint of pharmacy in the nose, but not disturbing at all.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and probably peaking. Balanced and quite elegant and taste of cream candy, toffee and old grocery shop in the mouth. Very easy to drink and enjoy with a quite attractive and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted29th May 2022Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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