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:

30th May
Quinta da Prelada 2011
22nd May
Caves Santa Marta 2002
21st May
Duff Gordon
Osborne 1997
Fonseca 1997
Graham 1994
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1998
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1997
Quinta Dona Matilde
Barros 1996
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
Quinta do Noval 1997
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1997
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1994
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1997
Warre 1994


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