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Quinta das Lamelas

Casa da Quinta das Laranjeiras

Founded 1913
Owner José António da Fonseca Augusto Guedes
Vineyards Quinta das Lamelas, Quinta das Laranjeiras

“Casa da Quinta das Laranjeiras”, was born in 1836, being a family company. They market their wines under the brand Quinta das Lamelas. Quinta das Lamelas makes exquisite old tawnies and white port. In addition, since 2006 they have also been making vintage port.

Quinta das Lamelas Vintages:2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2006
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, blackberry, herbs and some spiciness in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still rather immature but easy to drink and like. Balanced and quite attractive in taste with dark, herbs and spiciness. Dry. Will improve of course. Quite attractive and rather long finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted12th October 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2007
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark Cherry, mulberry, herbs sweet liquorice and dark chocolate, flowers and a hint of smokiness in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteAlmost full bodied. Still quite immature with nice and very elegant tannins, but easy to drink and like but will be much better. Very elegant and complex with a lovely, long and very promising finish. Will be exciting to follow.Average score16.06
Last tasted26th November 2021Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2009
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, dark chocolate, liquorice, spiciness and cinnamon in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with some round and lovely tannin. Liquorice and cinnamon in taste. Balanced and quite round and complex with a long and attractive finish. Will be better but already today quite enjoyable.Average score16.13
Last tasted24th December 2020Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2010
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill almost juicy with lots of fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin but rather easy to drink. Berry and fruity in taste. Nice finish.
Last tasted12th September 2014Rating this dateVery Good
CommentIn Portologia’s Bar in Porto at the trip to Porto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2012
ColourDark ruby.Number of tastings4
BouquetMulberry, black current, blue berry, ripe cherry, dark berry, spring flowers and some milk chocolate in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body and soft tannins. Rather dry. Balanced and elegant with mulberry, dark berry and spring flowers in taste and with a nice and quite attractive and long finish. Will be very interesting to follow!Average score15.97
Last tasted26th November 2021Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2013
ColourDark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and black berry in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Very acidic and promising. Mulberry, lots of liquorice and dark berry in taste with a long and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow. Very promising indeed.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2014
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and black berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Very acidic and promising. Mulberry and dark berry in taste with a long and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2015
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, fruit, dark berry in the nose
TasteMedium body. Immature with lots of tannin but not so hard to swallow. Quite sweet. Easy to enjoy even if a bit juicy but with a nice finish.
Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateVery Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2016
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetDark berry, dark cherry, mulberry, blackberry, dried fruit and some spiciness with pepper in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. A lot of tannin of course and very immature but balanced with blackberry, mulberry but also nuts, pepper and cardamom in taste and a hint of oak. Exciting indeed. Quite sweet. The finish is loaded with tannin and very attractive. Will be lovely to follow.Average score15.40
Last tasted26th November 2021Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2017
ColourRuby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry such as mulberry and black berry, cacao, chocolate and some orange in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Balanced and very elegant. Easy to drink and enjoy already today with dark berry, cacao and some spiciness in taste. Quite sweet. Elegant round tannins in the finish. Will be interested to follow.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
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
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2018
ColourRuby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as mulberry and black berry and ripe plum in in the nose.
TasteMedium body, medium tannins. Quite sweet finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating 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
TastersJB

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