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Quinta de Santo Antonio

Owner Sogevinus

This estate was included in the first classification of the Duoro vineyards in 1757 and belonged for a long time to Calem and is situated next door to Quinta da Eira Velha in Rio Pinhao valley and has a chapel dedicated to San Antonio. The Calem family owned the quinta but it was sold to Fonseca in 1979.

Quinta da Foz and Santo Antonio Vintages:1933, 1935, 1955

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta da Foz &
Quinta de Santo Antonio
Calem
Vintage1933
ColourTerrible colour. Turbid and looks like dirty water.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld but quite elegant nose of old mature fruit.Score range14.40 - 14.40
TasteMedium body. Quite old in taste but knit together and not unattractive finish. Quite drinkable.Average score
Last tasted27th June 2012Point this date14.40
CommentAt home with the family It seems to be that the house of Calem declared its vintage from those two quintas in this period.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Foz &
Quinta de Santo Antonio
Calem
Vintage1935
ColourYellow, mature almost tawny but quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOrange zest, figs, dried fruit, prunes, burned sugar, some chocolate and some spiciness in the nose.Score range17.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some balanced but still attractive acidity. Still very elegant and attractive. Quite sweet. The finish is balanced and quite long also very attractive. Still a lovely port!Average score
Last tasted29th July 2017Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family It seems to be that the house of Calem declared its vintage from those two quintas in this period.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Foz &
Quinta de Santo Antonio
Calem
Vintage1955
ColourYellow, mature almost tawny but very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetOrange zest, toffee, mint, butter-scotch, vanilla, coffee and cacao in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Seem still to be on top! Unbelievable! Very, very elegant and still balanced. Attractive and complex finish which a just rolling in the mouth and never seems to end. A very impressive port indeed! Thank heaven for this port!Average score16.88
Last tasted19th November 2016Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen, Germany.
It seems to be that the house of Calem declared its vintage from those two quintas in this period.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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