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Quinta do Portal

Sociedade Quinta do Portal, S.A.

Owner The Fladgate Partnership (Taylor-Fonseca Group)

Quinta do Portal belongs to Portal.

Quinta do Portal is since 2024 owned by The Fladgate Partnership when it was bought from the previous owners, the Branco family. A Single Quinta Vintage Port is made from Quinta do Portal and the company also makes a Vintage Port named Portal, which is mixed from several vineyards.

Quinta do Portal Vintages:2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2004
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetVery fruity, mulberry, ginger and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteImmature and fruity. Still tannin. Mulberry and some mint in flavour. Balanced and attractive with a promising finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2005
ColourDark in colour with a just a hint of a yellow rim.Number of tastings8
BouquetDark berries such as dark cherry, mulberry, black berry, roasted coffee, some cacao, chocolate, some oak and mint in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft and elegant tannins and will perhaps improve. Dark berries, coffee, cacao and mint and some integrated oak in flavour. Balanced and quite complex and rather long finish. Very enjoyable and easy to drink today.Average score15.16
Last tasted10th September 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
This bottle was a Magnum.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2006
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings13
BouquetDark berries, Cacao, some chocolate, herbs and some roasted coffee in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft tannin but rather enjoyable and will probably not improve much. Dark berries, cacao, some chocolate and herbs in flavour. Nice fruit and good balance with quite an elegant and rather attractive finish.Average score15.18
Last tasted7th October 2023Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at home with the family.
2 bottles have been defect.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2008
ColourDark ruby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetBlackberry, mulberry, cacao, eucalyptus and roasted oak in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Good tannins but quite easy to drink and like already. Quite dry. Dark berry, fruit and some oak in flavour. Quite nice and elegant but a rather short finish.Average score15.23
Last tasted2nd March 2019Point this date15.50
CommentTasting at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2009
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetBlackberry, black cherry, mulberry, some Christmas raisins, liquorice, toffee and roasted oak in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins and nice fruit. Balanced. Loaded with dark berry but also liquorice and toffee in flavour. Quite sweet. Elegant with a nice finish. Easy to drink and enjoy.Average score15.66
Last tasted15th March 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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