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Quinta Santa Eufémia

Sociedade Vitivinicola da Quinta de Santa Eufémia Lda

Founded 1864
Owner The fourth generation of the Carvalho family
Vintage Port Brands Quinta Santa Eufemia, Quinta dos Eirados, Eirados
Web-site www.qtastaeufemia.com

Quinta de Santa Eufémia was founded 1864 by Bernardo Rodrigues de Carvalho. In 1990 Quinta Santa Eufemia was divided in two Parts:

  • Sociedade Vitivinicola Quinta Santa Eufémia Lda, that use the brand Quinta Santa Eufémia, and is managed by the fourth generation of the family.
  • Casa de Santa Eufémia, owned by José da Silva Viseu de Carvalho, the third generation of the family.
  • They have mainly produced tawny but have a white port from 1973 and now also start vintage port production.

    Quinta de Santa Eufemia is now managed by the fourth generation of the family - seven great-grandchildren who have been producing Port Wines since 1994.

    Quinta Santa Eufemia Vintages:1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    Eirados Vintages:2007, 2008
    Quinta dos Eirados Vintages:1999

    Vintage Port tasting notes:

    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage1999
    ColourVery dark nearly blue in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetDark cherry, mulberry and dried fruit in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.50
    TasteMedium body. Very fruity in flavour. Immature but with a hint of volatile acidity. Yet quite balance Easy to swallow and like and with a nice finish.Average score15.20
    Last tasted8th September 2014Point this date14.90
    CommentIn Quinta de Santa Eufemia’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Douro, Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2007
    ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetBerry, dark cherry, fruit and lots of sweet liquorice in the nose. Very attractive bouquetScore range15.25 - 15.40
    TasteMedium body. Cherry and dark berries in flavour. Quite dry and firm tannins. Medium length.Average score15.33
    Last tasted26th October 2015Point this date15.40
    CommentAt the Restaurant Atmosfär in Malmö, Sweden.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2008
    ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
    BouquetBlackberry, mulberry and toffee in the nose. Some green herbs and liquorice.Score range15.40 - 15.75
    TasteMedium body. Blackberry and mulberry in taste. Rather soft tannins, sweet. Modern style port. Medium length with good balance.Average score15.55
    Last tasted20th February 2017Point this date15.50
    CommentAt the Restaurant Atmosfär in Malmö, Sweden.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2014
    ColourDark ruby and still almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
    BouquetDark berry, black berry, blue berry, dark cherry and fruit in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.90
    TasteMedium body. Immature and loaded with fruit and berry. Balanced with lots of quite attractive tannins. Sweet and with a nice interesting finish. Quite attractive and promising port!Average score15.65
    Last tasted4th November 2019Point this date15.90
    CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2015
    ColourDark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
    BouquetBlackberry, mulberry and lots of mature fruit in the nose
    TasteMedium body. Lots of balanced tannin which are quite attractive. Loaded with dark berry and fruit in taste and with a quite sweet and complex finish. Will be nice to follow.
    Last tasted2nd March 2019Rating this dateImpressive
    CommentTasting at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

    Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2016
    ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetLots of dark berry especially mulberry, black berry and blue berry in the nose but also some banana.
    TasteMedium body. Immature but balanced. Quite easy to drink with mostly dark berry and banana in taste. The finish is rather complex and balanced.
    Last tasted2nd March 2019Rating this dateVery Good
    CommentTasting at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

    Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
    TastersSAI, JB, SS
    HouseQuinta de Santa EufemiaVintage2017
    ColourVery dark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
    BouquetMulberry and dark berry with some very mature fruit in the nose.
    TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins and hard to enjoy now. Very promising indeed. Balanced and also quite elegant and loaded with dark berry and fruit. The finish has lots of tannins and is very promising. Will be lovely to follow.
    Last tasted29th February 2020Rating this dateImpressive
    CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

    Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
    TastersSAI, JB, SS

    Last tasted:

    28th March
    Sandeman 1997
    27th March
    Quarles Harris 1977
    22nd March
    Quinta do Vesuvio 2005
    20th March
    Liceiras
    Quinta da Romaneira 2000
    Taylor 1977
    14th March
    Graham- Malvedos 1987
    7th March
    Burmester 1998
    Romariz 1997
    29th February
    Andresen 2017
    Barros 2016
    Blackett 2013
    Blackett 2017
    Bulas Special Edition 2017
    Burmester 2011
    Burmester 2017
    Butler-Nephew 2017
    Dalva
    C. da Silva 2016
    Dow 1980
    DR 2001
    Gould Campbell 1980
    Quinta dos Malvedos
    Graham 2006
    Quinta dos Malvedos
    Graham 2015
    Kopke 2004
    Kopke 2017
    Madalena
    Smith- Woodhouse 1999
    Maynard 2016
    Messias 2011
    Messias 2017
    Noble & Murat 2017
    Palmer 2015
    Pocas Jr 2013
    Quevedo 2017
    Quinta do Arnozelo
    Burmester 2012
    Quinta do Cachao
    Messias 1983
    Quinta da Cavadinha
    Warre 2004
    Quinta do Javali 2016
    Quinta das Lamelas 2017
    Quinta do Pego 2017
    Quinta da Romaneira 2003
    Quinta da Romaneira 2005
    Quinta da Romaneira 2007
    Quinta da Romaneira 2015
    Quinta da Romaneira 2017
    Quinta de la Rosa 2017
    Casa de Santa Barbara
    Pocas 2015
    Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2017
    Quinta do Sexio
    Sandeman 2013
    Quinta do Vale Meao 2017
    Quinta de Vargellas
    Taylor 2004
    Quinta do Vesuvio 2006
    Sandeman 1975
    Sandeman 1982
    Sandeman 2000
    San Leonardo 2017
    Smith Woodhouse 2016
    Taylor 2017
    Vasques de Carvalho 2016
    Vieira de Sousa 2017
    Warre 2017

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