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São Pedro das Águias

São Pedro das Águias

Founded 1986
Owner Vranken-Pommery Monopole
Vineyards Quinta do Paço, Quinta Monte Redondo, Quinta se Santo Alexio, Quinta de Temilobos, Quinta da Aveleira (leased)
Vintage Port Brands São Pedro

São Pedro das Águias, Sociedade Agrícola e Comercial SA, was founded in September 1986 by the corporate group Vranken-Pommery Monopole and made the first harvest in 1987, having then started to constitute Port Wine stocks. This allowed the firm's inscription on the Port Wine Institute as a Port Wine producer and shipper. After Vranken bought Rozes in 1999 the two companies have been merged and they are now sharing the same administrative, winemaking and storage premises in the Douro and Villa Nova de Gaia

Sao Pedro das Aguias Vintages:1982, 1987, 1989, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage1998
ColourStill rather dark but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetLovely bouquet of mint, ginger, fudge and herbs in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some very soft tannin. Liquorice, herbs and cream candy in flavour. Balanced and quite complex with an elegant and rather attractive finish. This is a modern port with lovely colour and attractive nose but quite mature and easy to like and drink.Average score15.36
Last tasted27th July 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage1999
ColourStill dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCacao, some dark chocolate, fudge in the noseScore range14.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and not so much tannins. Will probably develop. Cacao and chocolate in taste. Sweet. Easy to like and drink. Nice and rather elegant finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted10th July 2020Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family This is a modern port with lovely colour and attractive nose but quite mature and easy to like and drink.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2000
ColourStill rather dark but quite mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetToffee, cream candy, French plums and a hint of chocolate in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but still with some round and elegant tannins. Balanced and rather complex. Easy to drink and like but rather dry. Toffee and cream candy in flavour. Nice and attractive finish. A rather modern port.Average score15.85
Last tasted23rd August 2020Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2003
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow hint in colour ay the edge.Number of tastings2
BouquetStill dark berry, dark cherry and mulberry but also cacao, some chocolate and herbs in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Immature with still lots of tannin but very good and promising. Dark berries. Cacao and some herbs in taste. A quite long and quite attractive finish.Average score15.45
Last tasted12th August 2020Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2008
ColourStill dark ruby but with a mature yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetHerbs, liquorice, some cacao, coffee beans and dark berries in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but will improve. Balanced and quite complex with herbs, some liquorice, cacao and dark berries in the mouth and with a rather elegant and quite lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted13th March 2022Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2010
ColourDeep ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with fruit and dark berries such as black berry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature despite the colour and very easy to drink and enjoy. Still some round tannins and will probably develop. Balanced and quite tasty but just dark berry and mature fruit in taste. Quite long and maybe some complexity in the finish.Average score
Last tasted12th August 2022Point this date15.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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25th December
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24th December
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