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Vintage Port 2006

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2006Very good-25

Declared brands that we know of are the following 25:

2006:Augusto's
Bulas Demarcação
FozCeira
Magalhaes
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Costa das Aguaneiras
Quinta da Galeira
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Revolta
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Lamelas
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Pego
Quinta do Portal
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta S. Luiz
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Rozes
Terras do Grifo
Vista Alegre

HouseAugustoVintage2006
ColourStill rather dark ruby in colour with a rather yellow edge.Number of tastings14
BouquetDark berry such as blackberry, blue berry and mulberry in the nose but also a hint of cork.Score range
TasteMedium body. Drinkable but the taste and nose of corked make it quite difficult to enjoy. Still some tannin but balanced port with a rather nice finish despite the cork.Average score
Last tasted19th June 2018Point this date14.00
CommentAt Augusto’s lodge in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Cavadinha
Warre
Vintage2006
ColourMedium ruby with quite mature edge in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetToffee, cream candy, some cacao and chocolate, cream candy and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and easy to drink and enjoy with cream candy, cacao, crème caramel and chocolate in taste and with a lovely quite complex and rather long finish.Average score15.87
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Galeira
Barros
Vintage2006
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBlack currant, dark cherry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some soft tannin but rather modern style of port. Will probably be better but is very easy to drink and enjoy today. Mulberry and black currant in taste. Balanced port with a rather nice finish.Average score
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2006
ColourStill quite dark ruby but yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, fudge, cream candy and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and almost peaking but can still develop a little. Balanced but quite dry at the end with lovely taste of cream candy, toffee and crème caramel. And with q quite long and exciting finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted16th October 2021Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RevoltaVintage2006
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetShy nose of berry and fruit.
TasteMedium body. Immature but easy to drink and like. Lots of tannins. Will not be a long runner but has a nice and rather attractive finish.
Last tasted27th June 2009Rating this dateGood
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 trip to Duoro.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2006
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, blackberry, herbs and some spiciness in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still rather immature but easy to drink and like. Balanced and quite attractive in taste with dark, herbs and spiciness. Dry. Will improve of course. Quite attractive and rather long finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted12th October 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de VentozeloVintage2006
ColourDark blue almost black in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetBerry and spicy in the noseScore range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Not so much tannin, more fruit. Quite modern in style. Spicy in flavour. Quite nice finishAverage score
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage2006
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLovely bouquet of dark berries but also cacao, dark chocolate, old grocery shop and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Still some round and elegant tannins and will be much better. Rather elegant with dark berries, cacao, chocolate and some liquorice in taste but balanced and attractive with a quite intensive, long and lovely finish.Average score16.18
Last tasted5th June 2021Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PegoVintage2006
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetBlueberry, blackberry, vanilla and some ginger in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some soft tannins. Blackberry and blueberry in taste. Balanced port and easy to drink and like. Attractive and quite interesting finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted19th May 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PortalVintage2006
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings13
BouquetDark berries, Cacao, some chocolate, herbs and some roasted coffee in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Still some very soft tannin but rather enjoyable and will probably not improve much. Dark berries, cacao, some chocolate and herbs in flavour. Nice fruit and good balance with quite an elegant and rather attractive finish.Average score15.18
Last tasted7th October 2023Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at home with the family.
2 bottles have been defect.

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
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2006
ColourQuite dark ruby with a hint of a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCandy, cream candy, cacao, some dark berries and some liquorice in the noseScore range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still a bit immature with some elegant and attractive tannins and will of course be better. Quite complex and very tasty with candy, cacao and some liquorice in the mouth. The finish is long, seductive and very attractive.Average score
Last tasted29th February 2020Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Canais
Cockburn
Vintage2006
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry, mulberry, fruit, cacao and some herbs in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteStill quite immature and with round attractive tannins. Balanced and rather dry. Quite attractive to drink already today with a lovely but maybe rather short finish.Average score
Last tasted6th August 2020Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta dos Malvedos
Graham
Vintage2006
ColourStill quite dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCream candy, cacao, dark chocolate, liquorice and dark cherries in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.40
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Still quite a lot of elegant and very attractive tannins and will of course be much better. Balanced and quite complex. Very tasty, dominated by dark cherries, cacao and some chocolate and lots of liquorice. The finish is wonderful and very seductive. Very attractive port indeed and will be exciting to follow!Average score16.30
Last tasted23rd September 2022Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage2006
ColourQuite dark ruby but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMature bouquet with cacao, dark chocolate, some roasted coffee and some spiciness in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking but will be better. Balanced and very elegant to taste with the old grocery shop, cacao and coffee in mouth. Lovely finish indeed.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2019Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2006
ColourQuite dark blue with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetTobacco, herbal and gingerbread in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still some soft tannin and will be better. Tobacco and gingerbread flavour. Complex and balanced classic port with an attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVista AlegreVintage2006
ColourStill dark ruby with just a hint of a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, cacao, dark chocolate and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteAlmost full-bodied. However, quite mature with round and elegant tannins. Balanced, quite complex and elegant with coffee, cacao and chocolate in taste and with a long, lovely and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted5th June 2021Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

17th February
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
14th February
Taylor 1970
11th February
Duff Gordon 1995
10th February
A. Mouchart
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
Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
Ramos Pinto 1994
Taylor 1994
Warre 1994

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