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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, 1985, 1987, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage1998
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetLovely bouquet of mint, some cacao and chocolate, ginger, fudge, mature fruit, leather and herbs in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and pealing. Some herbs, cacao, mature fruit and leather in flavour. Balanced, rather complex and elegant and with a quite attractive finish. This is a modern port, very mature and easy to like and drink.Average score15.34
Last tasted21st September 2023Point this date15.25
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Tasting in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage1999
ColourYellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetCacao, some dark chocolate, fudge and candy in the noseScore range14.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and peaking. Will not be better. Balanced with cacao and chocolate in taste. Sweet. Easy to like and drink with a rather interesting and elegant finish.Average score15.29
Last tasted18th January 2024Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at a Semi-Great Tasting with the Wine Society 18% in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2000
ColourStill rather dark but quite mature yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetToffee, cream candy, French plums, cacao, chocolate and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but still with some round and elegant tannins and will probably be better. Balanced and rather complex. Easy to drink and like but rather dry. Toffee and cream candy in flavour with a lovely, quite elegant and rather long finishAverage score15.83
Last tasted9th April 2023Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSao Pedro das AguiasVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but a hint mature, yellowness in colourNumber of tastings3
BouquetStill some dark berries, but also cacao, some chocolate and herbs in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Now quite mature and peaking. Cacao, candy, chocolate and some herbs in taste. A rather long and quite attractive finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy.Average score15.55
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
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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