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Quinta dos Murças

Quinta dos Murças

There are no exact record of when the quinta was founded but the first written reference to Quinta dos Murças dates back to 1770, in the wine shipping log of the wine company. However, the quinta existed under another name since 1714, belonging to António Cardoso de Vasconcelos. It later became known as Quinta dos Murças. This quinta was marked on Forresters map in 1758 and was owned by Manuel da Silveira Pinto and his family to the beginning of the 2000th century. The quinta was sold repeatedly until until 1943, when Manuel Pinto de Azevedo took over the running of the quinta. Quinta dos Murças remained in the same family until 2008, when the Esporão group bought the property from Manuel Pinto de Azevedo’s great-grandchildren.

Over the years other quintas have been incorporated, such as Quinta do Vale Figueira and Quinta do Campo Redondo.

Quinta dos Murças Vintages:2011, 2015

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta dos MurcasVintage2015
ColourDeep red with purple rimNumber of tastings1
BouquetGrape juice, dark berries, mulberry and a bit alcoholicScore range15.00 - 15.00
TasteGrape juice, quite a lot of tannins, mulberry.Average score
Last tasted25th November 2019Point this date15.00
CommentTasted at Munskänkarna, Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

17th February
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
14th February
Taylor 1970
11th February
Duff Gordon 1995
10th February
A. Mouchart
Duoro Wine Growers & Shippers Association 1974
7th February
Borges & Irmao 1994
Dalva
C. da Silva 1994
Delaforce 1994
Duff Gordon
Osborne 1994
Gilberts 1994
Graham 1994
Niepoort 1994
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
Ramos Pinto 1994
Taylor 1994
Warre 1994

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