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Maynard

Barão de Vilar

Brand of Barão de Vilar.

The Maynard’s brand honors the story of the late Walter Maynard, ancestor of the van Zeller family through his marriage to Dorothy Augusta Kopke. He is recorded as one of the first traders to ever export Port wine to England, already in 1652.

Maynard Vintages:1996, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
Maynard Organic Vintages:2016

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseMaynardVintage1989
ColourStill very dark, almost ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, butterscotch and candy in taste.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and easy to drink. Will not be better. Toffee and butterscotch in taste. Rather intensive and attractive quite sweet finish.Average score
Last tasted21st November 2019Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage1996
ColourStill very dark blue, almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit and dark berry in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Very fruity in flavour. Still a lot of soft tannin but sweet and easy to drink and like. A modern port with an attractive and quite long finishAverage score
Last tasted15th December 2011Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2002
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetDark berry, cacao, herbs and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but with some soft tannin. Will probably be better. Cacao and ginger in taste. Balanced and very good and attractive with a nice and quite long finish. A modern and delicious port.Average score15.61
Last tasted10th February 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2004
ColourBlue in colour with a little yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetBlack cherry, dark berry, mulberry and complex fruit in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature with lovely tannins and dark berry in taste. Rather dry but elegant port with a promising and charming finish. Will be much better and interesting to follow.Average score15.72
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2007
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, dark berry and some pepper in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit and tannins. Immature but lovely and some pepper in flavour. A charming and interesting finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted26th August 2012Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2011
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, dark berry and juicy nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit and tannins. Immature and hard to swallow. Dark berry in flavour. A charming and interesting finish. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted4th November 2013Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
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
HouseMaynardVintage2015
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill quite juicy but dark berry and fruit also in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with fruit and tannins. Dark berry and mulberry in taste. Balanced but modern style of port with a nice finish.
Last tasted6th November 2017Rating this dateVery Good/ 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
HouseMaynardVintage2016
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, blue berry and some blackberry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Some attractive tannin. Balanced and elegant. Dark berries and loaded with fruit in taste. Easy to enjoy already today but will of course be better. A quite elegant finish.
Last tasted4th November 2019Rating this dateVery Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynard (organic)Vintage2016
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, green fruit and bananas in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Quite easy to drink already today but quite tannic. Balanced and elegant with a lot of nice tannin and quite tasty with fruit, bananas and dark berry dominating the taste. The finish is nice and appreciated and indeed very promising.
Last tasted4th November 2019Rating this dateVery Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Old Colheita/Tawny tasting notes:

HouseTawny 201
Maynard
Tawny
ColourYellow with an olive-green edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetHoney, nectar, burned sugar and a lot of other things in the very generous bouquet.Bottled2016
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature with an enormous sweetness but balanced and complex. Lovely taste with lots of sweet things including honey in it and a never ending finish. What a port!Score range18.50 - 18.50
Last tasted4th March 2017Point this date18.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Roskilde, Copenhagen 201 is a blend of 1843+1870+1888 i.
. 43+70+88= 201
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardColheita1962
ColourBeautiful tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee and crème caramel in the nose.Bottled2012
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Elegant and complex with a lovely, burned finish. Attractive port!Score range17.00 - 17.00
Last tasted27th August 2012Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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Feist 1989
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Magales
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Pedro Lopez 1989
Prime
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Dow 1989
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Warre 1989
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Quinta do Fojo
Churchill 1989
Quinta do Infantado 1989
Rocha
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1989
Silva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1989
Vasconcellos 1989

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