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Quinta do Sibio

Quinta do Sibio

Owner Silva Reis family

Belonging to Real Companhia Velha.

Historians have confirmed that Quinta do Síbio was planted around the same time as the foundation of Real Companhia Velha in 1756. It was known as Quinta do Jordao and planted by José Joaquim Pereira Jordão in the 1860s and 1870s. The quinta was in the hands of the Jordão family until 1934 when Real Companhia Vinicola purchased it. The quinta was known locally as Quinta do Sibio. Real Vinicola, including this quinta, was bought by Real Comp. Velha in 1963, but the quinta was still sold under the Real Vinicola label.

Quinta do Sibio Vintages:1900, 1902, 1916, 1931, 1934 (Real Vinicola), 1938 (Real Vinicola), 1944 (Real Vinicola), 1945 (Real Vinicola), 1947 (Real Vinicola), 1950 (Real Vinicola), 1953 (Real Vinicola), 1955 (Real Vinicola), 1958 (Real Vinicola), 1960 (Real Vinicola), 1963 (Real Vinicola), 1970 (Real Vinicola), 1977 (Real Vinicola), 1982 (Real Vinicola), 1985 (Real Vinicola)
Quinta do Jordao Vintages:1943, 1945, 1950, 1958

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseQuinta do Sibio
Jose Duate d’Oliviera
Vintage1900
ColourQuite dark tawny in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetFudge, old hospital and toffee in the nose but a bit strange and hard to describe remained of orange-peel.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Cacao in taste. Mature and peaking. Quite elegant and easy to drink with an appealing finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sibio
Real Vinicola
Vintage1953
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSome pharmacy and old hospital in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Well mature and a little old. Sweet. Complex and balanced port with a still lovely finish. Astonishing port for the vintage indeed.Average score
Last tasted16th January 2003Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sibio
Real Vinicola
Vintage1955
ColourMature, almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCinnamon, ginger, some toffee and Christmas raisin in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Sweet and balance. Some old acidity but quite enjoyable. Easy to drink and to love. Toffee and Christmas raisin in taste. Delicious and balanced with a lovely finish.Average score16.58
Last tasted16th November 2017Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

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 Sibio
Real Vinicola
Vintage1963
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetGenerous bouquet of cacao, dark chocolate, coffee, old grocery shop and cinnamon in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Cacao and chocolate in taste. Sweet. Elegant and balanced port with a long, lovely and attractive finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted23rd November 2013Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 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 Sibio
Real Vinicola
Vintage1970
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetOld grocery, ginger and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Sweet. Very balanced and complex with a wonderful finish. Attractive port.Average score16.00
Last tasted13th November 2008Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2008 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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