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Est. 2011

Vintage Port 2003

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2003Excellent5697

Declared brands that we know of are the following 97:

2003:Andresen
Barao de Vilar
Barros
Berry Bros
Borges
Broadbent
Burmester
Butler Nephew
Calem
Casa de Santa Eufemia
Caves Vale do Rodo
Churchill Graham
Cockburn
Confraria do Vinho do Porto
Croft
Dacosta
Dalva
Delaforce
Director's Choice
Don Pablo
Doural
Dow's
Feist
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca
Fortnum & Mason
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Hooper
José Maria da Fonseca & van Zeller
Kopke
Magalhaes
Martinez
Martins
Maynard
Messias
Miguels
Niepoort
Offley Boa Vista
Osborne
Pintas
Pocas Junior
Portal
Portal Plus
Porto Rocha
Pousada
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Casa Amarela
Quinta da Gaivosa
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta de Baldias
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Santa Julia
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Cachao
Quinta do Castelinho
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Grifo
Quinta do Infantado
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Pego
Quinta do Sairrao
Quinta do Tedo
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Quinta Vale D. Maria
Quinta Valle Longo
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Reccua
Romariz
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sandeman
Sao Pedro das Aguias
Savedra
Secundum
Seguro
Senhora do Convento
Silval
Skeffington
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Tuke Holdsworth
Vale da Mina
Vasconcellos
Vau
Vista Alegre
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseAndresenVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and some tannin but easy to swallow. Rather short finish. Not a long runner.
Last tasted6th November 2006Rating this dateGood
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBarao de VilarVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJust fruit and juice in the nose.
TasteQuite full-bodied. Immature lots of tannin. Hard to swallow and appreciate. Promising and quite interesting finish.
Last tasted7th November 2005Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage2003
ColourDark ruby but with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetMint, cacao, coffee, old grocery shop but also quite dry with dried fruit, dried dark berry and French plums in the nose but also some tobacco.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with lovely tannin. Very elegant and balanced and rather dry port with mint, cacao, dried fruit and coffee in taste. Attractive and very good with a long but sweet finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted13th July 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBurmesterVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour but maybe with just a hint of a yellow edge.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry, mulberry and black cherry in the nose.Score range14.50 - 14.50
TasteMedium bodied. Still tannin of course and will improve. Easy to swallow and rather tasty with mulberry and dark berry in taste with a nice finish. Probably not a long keeper but will be nice to follow.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2016Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseButler-NephewVintage2003
ColourPale ruby with yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetToffee, fudges, candy, some old grocery shop with herbs, cacao, mint and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet but balanced. Very elegant and easy to drink and like. Toffee, milk chocolate and cacao in taste with a lovely and quite elegant finish.Average score15.66
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date15.67
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCalemVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and berry in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Immature and lots of tannin. Loaded with fruit. A promising port.
Last tasted7th November 2005Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCaves Vale do RodoVintage2003
ColourDark but rather mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill rather closed bouquet with fruit and berry in the noseScore range14.75 - 14.75
TasteMedium body. Fruit and berry in taste. Rather mature and no tannin. Quite good finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseChurchillVintage2003
ColourGarnet in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetDried and mature fruit and Christmas spices such as cardamom and ginger in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Still a lot of tannins but mature. Surprisingly high level of tannins compared to the maturity of the wine. Dried fruit. Will improve but has already now a nice finish.Average score15.97
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCockburnVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy, berry and still closed in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Aggressive, immature and lots of tannin. Hard to swallow and appreciate. Long finish. Very impressive. Will be a long runner.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseConfraria do Vinho do PortoVintage2003
ColourDeep ruby in colour with a mature yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetCacao, toffee, cream candy, sweet liquorice and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and probably peaking but still with some very round tannins and maybe still develop a little. Balanced and quite elegant and very easy to drink and enjoy with cacao and chocolate and much more in taste. The finish is rather complex and quite long. Lovely port indeedAverage score15.98
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage2003
ColourStill rather ruby but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetMulberry, strawberry, blackberry bur also cacao, dark chocolate, French plums and toffee in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.00
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Rather mature but will be better with quite a lot of very elegant and delicious tannins. Dark berry, dried fruit, cacao and dark chocolate in flavour. Quite impressive with lovely finish.Average score15.58
Last tasted24th May 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage2003
ColourBlue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetOld grocery shop with mulberry, blueberry, some coffee and toffee in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and elegant. Old grocery shop and dried fruit in flavour. Elegant and balanced and quite promising with an attractive finish. Lovely and enjoyable to drink today.Average score15.48
Last tasted5th March 2016Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDelaforceVintage2003
ColourStill very dark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, blue berry, black berry and mulberry but also minty in the nose.Score range15.90
TasteMedium body. Dark berry, dried fruit and mint in taste and lot of tannin. Balanced with attractive acidity. A long life ahead but rather easy to swallow already now and very enjoyable with a quite long and very attractive finish. Will be lovely to follow.Average score15.50
Last tasted12th February 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDirector’s Choice
Pocas Jr
Vintage2003
ColourDark blue with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetVery fruity and berry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Berry in flavour. Quite elegant. Easy to like and to drink with a nice, quite attractive finish.Average score15.63
Last tasted25th February 2012Point this date15.75
CommentIn our private Wine Club.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDon Pablo
C. da Silva
Vintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate and candy in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature but with some delicate tannins and will maybe still develop a little but balanced and tasty with a quite elegant and rather attractive finish. Very easy to drink and a quite enjoyable port!Average score
Last tasted4th December 2023Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage2003
ColourStill dark but with a mature, yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetToffee, cream candy, chocolate, cacao, crème caramel, liquorice and much more in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteFull-bodied. Rather mature with lovely tannins and a good backbone. Quite dry but with some nice acidity. Balanced and very tasty and easy to drink and enjoy with a long, very attractive and quite complex finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeistVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetVery fruity nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Rather attractive already with a promising finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.00
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage2003
ColourVery black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, dark berries, fruit and sweet liquorice in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Lots of tannins but balanced and very elegant. Very tasty with lots of dark berries and fruit but also cacao, dark chocolate and some liquorice. A lovely, long, complex and tannic finish.Average score
Last tasted5th July 2020Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeuerheerdVintage2003
ColourStill dark ruby but yellow and mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop, roasted coffee, cacao and chocolate in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some round tannins in taste and will probably improve a little. Balanced with cacao, chocolate and roasted coffee in the mouth. Quite complex with a lovely and quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted4th December 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark in colour with a lovely yellow mature rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetToffee, cacao, fudge, chocolate, violets, coffee beans cream candy, liquorice, dried fruit and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.90
TasteFull-bodied. Still some delicate and lovely tannins and will of course be better but is very attractive already today. Lots of toffee, cacao, violets, liquorice and much, much more in taste with an impressive, seductive and quite wonderful finish. What a lovely port!Average score16.79
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.75
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGould CampbellVintage2003
ColourStill rather but yellow mature in colourNumber of tastings3
BouquetChocolate, cacao, candy, toffee, coffee beans and salty liquorice in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.40
TasteFull- bodied. Some maturity but still with soft tannin and will be better. Balanced and with a very appealing palate of liquorice, chocolate, cacao, candy and some coffee. Quite soft tannins but good acidity with a very long, attractive and lovely finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score16.27
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGrahamVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark in colour but with a yellow edge.Number of tastings5
BouquetToffee, chocolate, cacao, cream candy, crème caramel, some coffee beans, herbs, old grocery shop and much, much more in the nose in the nose.Score range17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Still a bit immature with lovely round and very elegant tannins. Will improve and be better. Balanced with toffee, cream candy, cacao, chocolate, herbs and much, much more in the mouth. Very elegant and very complex with a lovely, long and exciting finish. What will be? Will be interesting to follow!Average score16.55
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date17.25
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage2003
ColourStill quite blue with a beautiful yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark cherry, mature red berries, mulberry and dried fruit in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still soft tannin. Will of course be better. Dark cherry and dried fruit in taste. Very easy to drink and enjoy.. Balanced and elegant with an attractive finish.Average score15.45
Last tasted18th March 2017Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMagalhaesVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetFruity and berry nose. Rather complex.Score range14.25 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Elegant and good with cacao in flavour. Elegant and easy to drink. Nice finishAverage score14.75
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinezVintage2003
ColourStill black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCherry and fruit bouquet.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin. Still very fruity and immature but with a delicious finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted2nd November 2009Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaynardVintage2003
ColourStill dark but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLiquorice, minty, some figs and herbs in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteLovely body. Mature and almost peaking but with some lovely tannins and will probably improve a little. Balanced and quite tasty with mint, liquorice and some herbs. Quite elegant and complex with a quite long and lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted4th December 2023Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMessiasVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetFruity and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Good and quite easy to like. Not a long runner.Average score
Last tasted4th May 2023Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Great Tasting at the 30-Years Jubilee of The Wine Society 18% in Malmö.

In 2023 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMiguelsVintage2003
ColourStill dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCinnamon, some spiciness and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Rather mature. Balanced but still with some soft tannin and will probably be better. Sweet and easy to drink. Spiciness and cinnamon in taste with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted27th May 2017Point this date15.40
CommentAt home with the family and some wine friends.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Malmö, Sweden. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but now with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetToffee, fudge, cacao, chocolate, creme caramel, crème candy, coffee, herbs and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.00
TasteFull bodied with still lovely round and attractive tannin. Will develop a lot probably. Balanced and very tasty with toffee, chocolate, cream candy cacao, coffee and much more in the mouth. A lovely, complex port with a long and attractive and very delicate finish. Will be exciting to followAverage score16.50
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date17.00
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOsborneVintage2003
ColourStill very dark with just a hint of a yellow, mature edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, crème caramel, cream candy and much more in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but with some very elegant tannins and will of course be better. Quite complex and elegant with taste of toffee, cream candy, crème caramel and herbs in the mouth. The finish is quite long and very attractive indeed.Average score
Last tasted13th April 2020Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePintasVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berries such as cherry, mulberry blackberry and some cacao in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but with some round and attractive tannins and will be better. Balanced with a lovely taste of dark berries. The finish long, very attractive and promising. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted16th September 2021Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage2003
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but with still some very soft and elegant tannin. Will be better but is of course balanced and elegant already today. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste with an elegant finish.Average score
Last tasted16th June 2018Point this date15.90
CommentTasted in our apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePortalVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but rather yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetMaybe still a hint of dark berries but cacao, chocolate cream candy, coffee beans, ginger and spiciness in the noseScore range14.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Rather mature and easy to drink with some soft and elegant tannins. Cacao, chocolate, candy, ginger, herbs and spiciness in flavour. Very sweet but balanced and easy to like with a lovely, rather long and attractive finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score15.54
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePortal PlusVintage2003
ColourYeloow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetLovely nose with dark chocolate and cacao.Score range15.25 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and quite attractive and easy to like and drink. A nice, rather complex finish and very enjoyable. Modern port style.Average score15.38
Last tasted1st November 2021Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuarles HarrisVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity and berry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of tannin and immature. Berry in flavour. Balanced and showing complexity. Very promising finish. Just wait.Average score15.25
Last tasted23rd January 2012Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Casa AmarelaVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJust juicy and berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Very fruity and hard to swallow. Full of tannins but sweet. Quite long finish.
Last tasted15th September 2004Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip to Duoro.
From the barrel.
Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta da GaivosaVintage2003
ColourLight garnet in colour with a mature yellow rim.Number of tastings9
BouquetSpicy, dried fruit, figs, dark chocolate, cacao, coffee beans, herbs and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balance, sweet and quite tasty with cacao, some chocolate, coffee beans and herbs in the mouth. Easy to drink and like with lovely, round and rather long finish.Average score15.13
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2003
ColourRuby in colour, with a slightly yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetAn elegant and complex character with flowers and elegant fruit.Score range
TasteMedium body. Dry with high acidity. Very light fruity in flavour. Mature and soft tannins. Medium long finish.Average score
Last tasted25th September 2023Point this date16.00
CommentAt Churchill’s lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da PachecaVintage2003
ColourYellow mature in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetLovely bouquet with toffee, crème caramel, nuts and cream candyScore range15.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balance with lovely taste of crème caramel, cream candy, toffee and fudge. The finish is long and very attractive. A very enjoyable port indeed!Average score15.83
Last tasted7th November 2022Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage2003
ColourStill dark ruby but also yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetSome coffee beans, toffee, cream candy, cacao, dark chocolate and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft and very attractive tannins and may probably improve. Balanced and quite complex. Easy to drink and enjoy with a quite attractive and lovely finish.Average score15.62
Last tasted6th April 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta das Carvalhas
Real Velha
Vintage2003
ColourStill very dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, cherry, blackberry, pale chocolate, cacao and some roasted coffee beans and nuts in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still quite tannic and will be better but balanced and quite delicate with a lovely acidity. Cacao, pale chocolate and dark berry in taste with a long, lovely, tannic finish.Average score
Last tasted22nd June 2018Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at our apartment in the Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de BaldiasVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFruity and berry in the nose. Quite simple.Score range
TasteMedium body. Rather mature. Quite easy to drink and like. Rather short finish.Average score
Last tasted1st November 2010Point this date14.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de la RosaVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of mulberry, black cherry, roses and spring flower.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still lots of tannin and will be much better. Mulberry in taste. Complex and balanced with a quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted10th May 2014Point this date16.25
CommentTasted in our Private Wine Club.
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta de RorizVintage2003
ColourDark but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetGenerous bouquet of candy, crème caramel, toffee and some spiciness in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking. Candy, toffee and cream candy in taste. Easy to drink and like. Balanced port with a quite long, very attractive and quite elegant finish.Average score15.45
Last tasted7th November 2022Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Santa JuliaVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow mature rim in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetStill some dark berries, toffee, fudge and some cream candy in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Lovely round tannins and will improve. Balanced, quite complex and tasty with toffee and candy. Very easy to enjoy with a quite elegant and rather long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted8th October 2022Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de VentozeloVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMulberry and dark berry in the nose.Score range14.00 - 14.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature. Berry in flavour. Modern type of port with a not so attractive finishAverage score14.00
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date14.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CastelinhoVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity and juicy in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Fruit and berry in flavour. Promising finish.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateGood / Very good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetSpicy, herbs, toffee, spring flowers and more in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but will improve a little. Balanced and enjoyable. Easy to drink and like with toffee, herbs and spiciness in taste and with an attractive and quite long finish.Average score15.56
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Grifo
Rozes
Vintage2003
ColourDark blue with a yellow rimNumber of tastings1
BouquetCinnamon, herbal and fruit in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Rather mature. Herbal in flavour. Quite elegant. Attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted7th November 2011Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do InfantadoVintage2003
ColourStill a little ruby in colour but with a mature yellow edge.Number of tastings9
BouquetMature with old grocery shop, butterscotch and some toffee in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body but rather mature with still some very soft and delicate tannins and will probably be better. Mulberry, some butterscotch and old grocery shop in taste. Balanced and very easy to drink and enjoy now. This is a delicious modern port with a very distinct finish.Average score15.58
Last tasted4th November 2019Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage2003
ColourDark ruby with a nice mature yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetLoaded with dark berry, fruit, mulberry, blackberry and cherry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium bodied. Still some lovely tannins. Balanced and quite complex and very elegant indeed. Loaded with dark berry and fruit in taste and with a quite long and delicate finish.Average score16.06
Last tasted16th February 2022Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home in 6th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PegoVintage2003
ColourVery dark blue still almost ruby but with a yellow hint in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetLiquorice, cherry, mulberry and blueberry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of soft quite delicate tannin. Balanced and elegant. Easy to drink and like with a quite nice and intensive finish.Average score15.75
Last tasted11th February 2019Point this date16.25
CommentIn the Wine society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do TedoVintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetBlack current, mulberry and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature with still some soft tannins. Blackberry, mulberry and blackthorn in taste. Balanced and a nice and rather complex finish. Quite good.Average score15.38
Last tasted9th September 2014Point this date15.50
CommentIn Quinta do Tedo’s lodge at the trip to Oporto – Douro in Portugal with the Port Wine Club est. 1981 in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2003
ColourRuby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berries, mature and dried fruit, chocolate and cacao in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteFull-bodied and semi dry. Dark berries, dark cherry as well as mature and dried fruit in the flavour. Long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted24th September 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at Graham’s lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Canais
Cockburn
Vintage2003
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Fruity and dark cherry flavour. Quite easy to swallow. Will not be a long runner. Nice finish.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateGood / Very Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Seara d’OrdensVintage2003
ColourStill rather dark but yellow mature edge.Number of tastings8
BouquetToffee, fudge, some cacao and herbs in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and quite elegant. Toffee, some cacao and herbs in flavour and a quite long finish. Quite attractive port.Average score15.52
Last tasted23rd May 2020Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Vale D. MariaVintage2003
ColourBlue almost still black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry, black cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Immature and still tannic. Black cherry and mulberry in flavour Balanced with attractive and quite nice finish..Average score14.90
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Port Wine festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Valle LongoVintage2003
ColourBlue in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry and cherry in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. One dimensional taste and quite mature. Cherry in flavour. Modern style and rather short finish. Not at all what we expected after the first tastings..Average score15.13
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage2003
ColourVery darkish just a hint of mature yellowness in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetStill dark berries such as mulberries but also cacao, dark chocolate and coffee beans, spiciness herbs and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Still lots of round and very attractive tannins. Balanced and loaded with taste such as mulberry, cacao, chocolate coffee beans, spiciness, herbs and much more. Lovely port with a wonderful, long, still quite tannic but very promising finish. What will be?Average score
Last tasted7th January 2022Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage2003
ColourRuby with yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetChocolate, old grocer shop, coffee, cacao, spiciness and candy in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but till with some delicate tannin. Will probably become better. Balanced and quite elegant. Attractive finish with medium length.Average score15.43
Last tasted20th April 2023Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReccuaVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCoffee, cacao, toffee, cream candy. Dark chocolate and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but with some very round and lovely tannins and will probably be better. Balanced and quite sweet. Cacao, toffee, coffee, candy and chocolate in taste. Very easy to drink and enjoy with an elegant and very attractive finish.Average score15.95
Last tasted13th January 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRochaVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colourNumber of tastings4
BouquetDark chocolate, cacao, toffee and some candy in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will not be better. Balanced and elegant, modern port with not so much backbone but easy to drink and like. Dark chocolate, cacao and liquorice in taste. Rather complex and a quite lovely finish.Average score15.31
Last tasted5th January 2024Point this date15.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRomarizVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and dark berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Easy to swallow and to like. Nice finish.
Last tasted7th November 2005Rating this dateVery Good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage2003
ColourBlue in colour with a little yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetOld grocery shop with coffee, toffee, tea and cacao in the nose.Score range16.25
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still some soft tannin. Balanced and complex port with cacao and coffee in flavour. A nice and attractive quite long finish.Average score15.92
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage2003
ColourBeautiful, yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings10
BouquetAttractive nose of cinnamon, candy, cacao, chocolate some roasted coffee and some herbs in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking. Cacao, some chocolate, roasted coffee and cinnamon in taste. Balanced, quite sweet, elegant and very easy to drink. A quite attractive and long finish. A lovely port very enjoyable to drink today.Average score15.27
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
HouseSandemanVintage2003
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans, cream candy, candy and other lovely things in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Still quite immature with lovely tannins. Will of course be much better. Balanced and quite complex with cacao, roasted nuts and dark chocolate in taste. Long attractive and promising finish. Easy to like and love!Average score
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Sandman’s Masterclass at The Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
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
HouseSavedra
Quinta do Tedo
Vintage2003
ColourStill very dark but with a very small yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetStill some dark berry, blackberry and mulberry but also cacao, chocolate and dark fruit in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Still lovely tannin and will develop but balanced, complex and very elegant. Very tasty with dark berry, loaded with fruit but also cacao and some mint. The finish is very long and quite dry with lovely tannin and very attractive indeed.Average score
Last tasted20th June 2018Point this date16.75
CommentAt Quinta do Tedo’s lodge in the Douro Valley, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSecundum
Niepoort
Vintage2003
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetFigs, Christmas spiciness, cacao, dark chocolate and herbs in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Easy to drink and like. Balanced with figs, cacao, dark chocolate and herbs in taste. Lovely and quite attractive finish. Very easy to drink and like now.Average score16.08
Last tasted16th February 2022Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home in 6th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSenhora do ConventoVintage2003
ColourDark blue and lovely in colour with a yellow edge.Number of tastings2
BouquetBlack berry, mulberry, some liquorice and dark cherry in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still rather immature and still with quite a lot of tannin. Will be much better. Dark cherry and mulberry in taste. Balanced and rather complex with maybe a little short but attractive finish.Average score16.13
Last tasted5th November 2016Point this date16.00
CommentIn a friend’s home.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSilval
Quinta do Noval
Vintage2003
ColourStill very dark indeed but with a hint of yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate,, dry fruit, some toffee, zest of oranges, spiciness, sweet liquorice and some herbs in the nose but also flowers and still dark berries.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but will probably be better. Balanced and quite elegant. Cacao, chocolate, herbs and spiciness in taste and with a very complex and impressive finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy.Average score15.97
Last tasted16th February 2022Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home in 6th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSmith WoodhouseVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetButterscotch, fudge, cacao, some dark chocolate liquorice and toffee and much more in the noseScore range16.25 - 16.50
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Quite mature but still with soft, very delicate tannin and will be better. Cacao, chocolate butterscotch and sweetmeats in taste. Balanced and complex port with a long, lovely and very attractive finish.Average score16.38
Last tasted25th April 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home in 12th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTaylorVintage2003
ColourMedium ruby with a yellow rim.Number of tastings9
BouquetCoffee, cacao, dark berries as well as violets, toffee, dark chocolate, liquorice and butterscotch in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.90
TasteFull-bodied. Still a little immature with noticeable but very elegant tannins and will develop. Violets, toffee, some dark chocolate and roasted coffee in flavour. Balanced and lots of backbone. Very complex with a long, quite attractive and wonderful finish. Will become a lovely port. Just wait if you can! Good luck!Average score16.73
Last tasted20th April 2023Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVale da MinaVintage2003
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetToffee, chocolate, some cacao, menthol and eucalyptus in the noseScore range15.90 - 16.40
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Balanced and quite complex with toffee, chocolate, cacao, eucalyptus and menthol in taste. Elegant and very easy to drink and enjoy with a quite long and quite dry and attractive finish.Average score16.10
Last tasted21st April 2021Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home in Second International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVasconcellosVintage2003
ColourYellow, mature in colour in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVanilla, chocolate and some cacao in the nose. in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite dry but balanced. Cacao and vanilla in taste. Balanced with a quite lovely and elegant finish. Modern type of port.Average score15.33
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
HouseVista AlegreVintage2003
ColourDark intense ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark cherry, roasted coffee and some black tea in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannins and quite dry mouthfeel with a medium long finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted22nd January 2018Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage2003
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark cherry and mulberry in the nose. Quite juicy.
TasteFull-bodied. Immature and lots of tannin. Mulberry in flavour but hard to swallow and appreciate. Sweet. Complex. Very promising and long finish. Will be great.
Last tasted11th November 2007Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage2003
ColourStill rather dark but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetDark chocolate, cacao, toffee, cream candy, crème caramel and some spiciness but also still dark berries in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.40
TasteLovely body. Almost mature and just a hint of soft tannin. Almost peaking but may improve a little. Dark chocolate, cacao, toffee, crème caramel and spiciness in taste. Balanced, quite sweet and elegant with a lovely, quite long finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted30th July 2023Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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Taylor 1970
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Duff Gordon 1995
10th February
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Duoro Wine Growers & Shippers Association 1974
7th February
Borges & Irmao 1994
Dalva
C. da Silva 1994
Delaforce 1994
Duff Gordon
Osborne 1994
Gilberts 1994
Graham 1994
Niepoort 1994
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
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