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Quinta do Seixo

Quinta do Seixo

Owner Sogrape

Belonging to Sandeman.

This quinta was marked on Forrester’s map It belong to Baron de Seixo to the mid 19th century and acquired of Miguel de Sousa Guedes probably in the late 1880s and bought by Ferreira in 1979. Sousa Guedes & Irmao has made a port with the quintas name and so did Ferreira in 1983. Quinta do Seixo came to Sogrape 1987 when Ferreira was bought and was transferred to Sandeman when Sogrape bought this house in 2002.

Quinta do Seixo Vintages:1960 (Souza Guedes & Irmao), 1982 (Ferreira), 1983 (Ferreira), 2013 (Sandeman), 2015 (Sandeman), 2017 (Sandeman)

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Sexio
Ferreira
Vintage1983
ColourVery yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings18
BouquetLovely bouquet of coffee, tea, cacao, dark chocolate, ginger, zest of orange and old grocery shop.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Very mature and at its peak. Astonishing dry. Cacao. chocolate, some liquorice and ginger in flavour. The finish is quite complex and attractive. An elegant port indeed with some lovely volatile acidity.Average score16.27
Last tasted2nd September 2021Point this date16.40
CommentTaste at home with the family and two friends.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sexio
Sandeman
Vintage2013
ColourVery dark blue in colour but with a yellow mature edge.Number of tastings6
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark cherry, sweet liquorice and cacao in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Of course immature with nice tannins. Sweet liquorice and mulberry in taste. Balanced and complex with a quite long attractive and sweet finish. Will be interesting to follow. Quite promising!Average score15.85
Last tasted29th February 2020Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sexio
Sandeman
Vintage2015
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetFruit, mulberry, black berry and dark cherry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of lovely tannin. Balanced and loaded with fruit and dark berry with blackberry and mulberry in taste and a nice and quite attractive finish. Very enjoyable and will be nice to follow.
Last tasted2nd March 2019Rating 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
HouseQuinta do SeixoVintage2017
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as blackberry, mulberry cacao, some chocolate and some spiciness in the generous nose.
TasteMaybe medium body. Balanced and very easy to drink and enjoy already today. Very elegant and the taste is very attractive with dark berry, cacao, chocolate and spiciness. The finish is quite long and seductive.
Last tasted29th November 2019Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Seixo
Sandeman
Vintage2019
ColourDark ruby, almost black in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berries and lots of fruit in the nose
TasteMedium body. Immature and hard to appreciate but balanced and loaded with dark berries and fruit. The finish has lots of tannins but is quite exiting and it will be nice to follow this port.
Last tasted1st November 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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

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