Est. 2011

Quinta do Retiro Novo

Quinta do Retiro Novo

Owner Carneiro family

Belonging to Wiese & Krohn.

This quinta has a long history. It was initially called Quinta do Lapa after the name of the owner. It was acquired of Manuel Magalhaes and remained in his family until his grand-daughter Maria Leonor Magalhaes Bacelar sold it to Wiese & Krohn. The family Carneiros’s coat-of-arms was allow to hang through, for the previous owner’s wife’s grandmother ha been a Carneiro.

Quinta do Retiro Novo Vintages:1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourStill very dark in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark cherry and berry in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Dried fruit in flavour. Lovely tannins. Immature but a long attractive finish. Will be very good and interesting.Average score15.13
Last tasted22nd April 2005Point this date15.75
CommentAt a tasting in our private Wine Club.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro NovoVintage2000
ColourStill quite dark ruby but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, some coffee and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but will develop more. Balanced and quite complex with cacao, coffee, chocolate an old grocery shop in taste and with a quite long and elegant finish. Will be interesting to try again.Average score
Last tasted25th September 2021Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate and coffee in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and probably peaking. Balanced and elegant. Easy to drink and like with cacao, dark chocolate and candy in taste and a very attractive and lovely finish.Average score15.95
Last tasted5th March 2022Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourQuite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetQuite elegant bouquet with toffee, old grocery shop, cinnamon and ginger in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Almost mature but still with some very soft and elegant tannin and will be better. Toffee, cinnamon and ginger in taste. Easy to drink and to like with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourStill quite ruby but with a nice yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetCandy, cream candy, cacao, chocolate, red paprika and some crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.40
TasteMedium bodied. Quite mature but will improve as still some soft and very elegant tannin exists. Balanced with flavour of candy, cacao and cream candy. Very attractive and a nice, seductive finish.Average score16.12
Last tasted4th November 2019Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourDark ruby but with a yellow nice edge in colourNumber of tastings3
BouquetDark cherry, blueberry, mulberry, candy and cream candy in the noseScore range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but will improve. Different berries in flavour. Quite decent to drink already now with some elegant tannins. Modern in style. Rather attractive finish. Quite exciting portAverage score
Last tasted5th November 2018Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn
ColourStill dark but with just a hint of yellow mature colour.Number of tastings10
BouquetMature fruit, mulberry and dark berries with some herbs, cacao, cream candy, toffee and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Still with quite soft and delicate tannins and will of course be better. No heavy-weightier but easy to drink and to enjoy now. A modern sport style. Dark berry such as mulberries and black berries but also herbs, cream candy, cacao and toffee in taste. Balanced and quite elegant with a rather long and quite attractive finish.Average score15.69
Last tasted5th March 2022Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

27th March
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1982
Rei Manuel
Real Comp. Velha 1982
13th March
Rocha 1997
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2008
5th March
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2018
Burmester 2017
Butler-Nephew 2003
Butler-Nephew 2017
C. da Silva 2016
DR 2002
Quinta dos Malvedos
Graham 2010
Kopke 2017
Kranemann 2009
Kranemann 2018
Messias 2018
Noble & Murat 2016
Pocas Jr 2013
Portal 2007
Quarles Harris 1977
Quarles Harris 1980
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Arnozelo
Burmester 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2009
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2019
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2019
Quinta da Devesa 2018
Quinta da Devesa 2019
Quinta do Javali 2017
Quinta de Marrocos 2011
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2018
Quinta da Pacheca 2003
Pacheca 2017
Pacheca 2018
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2004
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1995
Quinta de la Rosa 2018
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2005
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2019
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2002
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2019
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2016
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2017
Quinta do Vale Meao 2014
Quinta do Vale Meao 2015
Quinta do Vale Meao 2016
Quinta do Vale Meao 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Quinta do Vesuvio 2001
Rio Bom 2007
San Leonardo 2015
Taylor 2018
Vasques de Carvalho 2016
Viera de Sousa 2015
Warre 2000
Wiese & Krohn 2003
Wiese & Krohn 2005


Copyright © 2011 All rights reserved.