Est. 2011

Quinta da Gricha

Owner Graham family

Belonging to Churchill.

Quinta da Gricha is situated on the south bank of the river Douro about five miles upriver from the village of Pinhão. It was bought by the Churchill family in 1999.

Quinta da Gricha Vintages:1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourStill very dark blue in colour but with I yellow edge.Number of tastings5
BouquetQuite generous blue berry, dark berry and cherry, fruit and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Fruit and mulberry and a hint of marzipan in flavour. Sweet and very tasty. Quite mature but attractive and good with a nice finish and will be better. Easy to like indeed with nice finish.Average score15.90
Last tasted11th December 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourQuite dark ruby in colour, still red in the rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity, a bit simple not so generous flavour with plums and blueberry.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteHardly medium body. Very light fruity in flavour. Will perhaps develop but not a long runner. Mature and soft tannins. Short finish.Average score14.90
Last tasted20th April 2016Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourStill quite dark ruby but yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, fudge, cream candy and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and almost peaking but can still develop a little. Balanced but quite dry at the end with lovely taste of cream candy, toffee and crème caramel. And with q quite long and exciting finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted16th October 2021Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourStill dark blur but a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream caramel, candy and cream candy in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still soft tannin and will be better. Candy in taste. Balanced and with a nice finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2017Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJust juicy nose.
TasteMedium-body. Immature and full of tannins. Short finish. Not so promising.
Last tasted1st November 2010Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as blackberry and mulberry in the nose but also some spiciness.
TasteMedium body. Modern style of port but of course balance and easy to drink and enjoy. Very tasty with dark berries and fruit. The finish is quite long and attractive.
Last tasted29th November 2019Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany

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

Last tasted:

27th March
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1982
Rei Manuel
Real Comp. Velha 1982
13th March
Rocha 1997
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2008
5th March
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2018
Burmester 2017
Butler-Nephew 2003
Butler-Nephew 2017
C. da Silva 2016
DR 2002
Quinta dos Malvedos
Graham 2010
Kopke 2017
Kranemann 2009
Kranemann 2018
Messias 2018
Noble & Murat 2016
Pocas Jr 2013
Portal 2007
Quarles Harris 1977
Quarles Harris 1980
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Arnozelo
Burmester 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2009
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2019
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2019
Quinta da Devesa 2018
Quinta da Devesa 2019
Quinta do Javali 2017
Quinta de Marrocos 2011
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2018
Quinta da Pacheca 2003
Pacheca 2017
Pacheca 2018
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2004
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1995
Quinta de la Rosa 2018
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2005
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2019
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2002
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2019
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2016
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2017
Quinta do Vale Meao 2014
Quinta do Vale Meao 2015
Quinta do Vale Meao 2016
Quinta do Vale Meao 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Quinta do Vesuvio 2001
Rio Bom 2007
San Leonardo 2015
Taylor 2018
Vasques de Carvalho 2016
Viera de Sousa 2015
Warre 2000
Wiese & Krohn 2003
Wiese & Krohn 2005


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