Est. 2011

Quinta da Prelada

Samuel Magalhães e Silva, Herdeiros

Owner Magalhães e Silva family

Quinta da Prelada was established in the beginning of the 18th century but, until recently, only grew grapes for other shippers. It is owned by the Magalhães e Silva family. Their first Vintage Port was in 2004.

Quinta da Prelada Vintages:2004, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta da PreladaVintage2004
ColourDark blue still almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry, blackberry cream candy and lots of fruit in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.40
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Still very immature and quite tannic. Loaded with fruit and will of course improve. Blackberry, mulberry, candy and cough-drops in taste. With a very attractive, long and intensive finish.Average score15.43
Last tasted14th January 2017Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PreladaVintage2008
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and fruit in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Still with quite a lot of tannin and will be better but is of course balance. Mulberry and dark berry in taste with a very long and fruity finish.Average score
Last tasted17th June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentTasted in our favourite bar, Portologia, in Porto, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PreladaVintage2009
ColourDark blue, almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, black berry, blackthorn and cranberry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Loaded with berry and fruit in taste. Tannin and will of course be better. However, quite easy to drink and enjoy. Balanced and tasty with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted28th November 2015Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PreladaVintage2011
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetFruit with dark berry such as mulberry and dark cherry but also cedar, mint and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Still immature with round and lovely tannins. Balanced with dark berries, mint, and liquorice in taste and with quite lovely and exciting finish.Average score15.75
Last tasted30th May 2021Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

15th January
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2010
Royal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha 2001
8th January
Boeira 2013
Quinta de Terra Feita
Taylor 2001
7th January
Ramos Pinto 2003
5th January
Quinta de la Rosa 1996
28th December
Burmester 2000
Croft 2000
Dow 2000
Fonseca 2000
Magalhaes 2000
Niepoort 2000
Quinta da Romaneira 2000
Ramos Pinto 2000
Taylor 2000
Vasconcellos 2000


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