Est. 2011

Quinta do Fojo

Owner Borges de Sousa family

Since Churchill started, grapes have been bought from this quinta belonging to the late Jorge Borges de Sousa's family and they also made Single Quinta Vintage Port. Torga from Roseira & Ricou is made exclusively by grapes from Quinta do Fojo.

Quinta do Fojo Vintages:1984, 1986, 1989

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Fojo
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruit in the nose. Quite simple bouquet.Score range
TasteMedium body. Attractive ripe fruit flavour Slightly acidic and alcoholic. Not balanced and short finish. Hardly acceptable vintage port.Average score
Last tasted29th January 1998Point this date12.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
HouseQuinta do Fojo
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.50 - 14.50
TasteMedium body but quite tasty. A caramel touch in flavour. Quite interesting. Good fruit in finish but will not be a long runner.Average score14.50
Last tasted21st November 2019Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle was corked. Tasting notes from 29 January 1998.

In 2019 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

20th April
Rozes 2006
19th April
Graham 1991
13th April
Ramos Pinto 2004
10th April
Fonseca 1977
Fonseca 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Taylor 1977
Taylor 1997
Taylor 2017
1st April
Graham’s Malvedos 1987


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