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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), 2019 (Sandeman)

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Seixo
Ferreira
Vintage1983
ColourVery yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings19
BouquetLovely bouquet of coffee, tea, cacao, dark chocolate, ginger, zest of orange, some herbs and old grocery shop.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and at its peak. Will not improve. Astonishing dry. Cacao. chocolate, some liquorice and ginger in flavour. The finish is quite complex and attractive. An elegant port indeed.Average score16.28
Last tasted7th March 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home in 11th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

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 Seixo
Sandeman
Vintage2013
ColourVery dark blue in colour but with a pale ruby mature edge.Number of tastings7
BouquetMulberry, blackberry, dark cherry, sweet liquorice, dark chocolate and cacao in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature with round tannins and will be much better. Sweet liquorice, cacao, chocolate and dark berries in taste. Balanced and complex with a quite long, sweet and attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow. Quite promising!Average score15.89
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Seixo
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 Seixo
Sandeman
Vintage2017
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 and just a hint of a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetMint, herbs and very fruity with dark berries in the nose as well as some spiciness.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Immature and a lot of tannins. Balanced and loaded with fruit. Taste of herbs, dark berries with a quite long and elegant finish.Average score
Last tasted2nd March 2024Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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