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Vintage Port 2018

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2018Very good to Excellent-68

Declared brands that we know of are the following 68:

2018:Barao de Vilar
Barros
Boeira
Bom Dia
Borges
Bulas
Cadão
Calem
Cruz Porto
Dalva
Delaforce
Dona Otilia
DR Port
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca Guimaraens
Kranemann
Maria Luisa
Maynard
Messias
Offley
Palmer
Piano
Pintas
Pocas Junior
Portal
Quevedo
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Devesa
Quinta da Gaivosa
Quinta da Gricha
Quinta da Oliveirinha
Quinta da Pacheca
Quinta da Pedra Alta
Quinta da Roêda
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta da Senhora da Ribeira
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta das Lamelas
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Marrocos
Quinta de Ventozelo
Quinta do Arnozelo
Quinta do Bom Retiro
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Estanho
Quinta do Grifo
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Pessegueiro
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais
Quinta dos Malvedos
Quinta dos Muros
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora
Quinta S. Luiz
Quinta Seara d'Ordens
Quinta Valle Longo
Real Companhia Velha
Rozes
S. Leonardo
Sandeman
Savedra
Sibio
Taylor
Vallado
Vista Alegre

HouseBarao de VilarVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, blackberry and fruit with a fresh nose.
TasteMedium body, quite a lot of soft tannins.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseBoeiraVintage2018
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetLots of dark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry and blueberry and also mature and dried fruit in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Very immature and will be much better with lots of tannins, but balanced and very tasty. Very elegant and with a quite tannic and long and promising finish. What will be?Average score
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBom Dia
Vieira de Sousa
Vintage2018
ColourOpaque, black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLots of fruits and dark berries such as mulberry and blackberry in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Still very immature and loaded with fruit and dark berries. Balanced with a quite long and very elegant finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted26th September 2023Point this date14.75
CommentTasted at the lodge of Quinta do Bom Dia in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseBulasVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry and mature fruit in the nose
TasteMedium body quite enjoyable already today due to round and lovely tannins but will of course improve. Quite tasty and elegant with a rather long finish.
Last tasted7th November 2022Rating this dateVery Good
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
HouseCalemVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as blackberry and mulberry and some mint in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and will of course be much better. Taste of dark berry. Balanced and easy to like with a nice and very attractive finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage2018
ColourStill very dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLots of dark berries such as mulberry, cherry and blackberry in the noose. But also some herbs and pepper.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins but balanced and dry. Very tasty and easy to enjoy. Elegant with a quite long and complex finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity and a lot of dark berries in the nose as well as some mint.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteAlmost full body. A lot of round and elegant tannins. Still immature and will develop a lot. Balanced and very complex, with long finish.Average score
Last tasted20th April 2023Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB
HouseFeuerheerdVintage2018
ColourDark ruby colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, mint, soft, milk chocolate
TasteSoft, elegant, chocolate, medium body. Quite a lot of soft tannins.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berries such as but also candy. Cream candy and toffee in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with lovely, very round tannins. Balance but will of course develop. Complex and tasty with dark berries toffee, cream candy and with a long, lovely finish.
Last tasted4th November 2022Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseKranemannVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetFresh and spicy. Dark berries such as mulberry, cherry and mature and dry fruit in the nose but also some pepper.Score range15.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Dry. Immature and will of course improve. However, is drinkable and enjoyable today. Balanced and elegant port with a lovely and quite long finish. Will be interesting to follow indeed.Average score15.66
Last tasted2nd March 2024Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at the Port Wein Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMessiasVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry and mature and dried fruit in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body, Of course immature and will be better but is already drinkable and enjoyable today. Balanced and loaded with dark berries and mature fruit. The port is elegant with a lovely finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date15.25
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffleyVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries and mature fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Round and lovely tannins. Very drinkable and a modern style of port but will of course be better. Balanced and tasty with a pronounced tannic finish which is quite exciting and promising. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted31st March 2022Rating this dateVery Good/Impressive
CommentTasted at the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HousePachecaVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry, some herbs and lots of fruit in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Of course immature with lovely tannins and will be much better. Balanced with lots of dark berries, herbs and fruit and with a quite complex and promising finish with lots of tannins. Will be interesting to follow,Average score15.95
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colourNumber of tastings6
BouquetSpicy, milk chocolate, some cacao, dark berries, candy and mature fruit in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body with a lot of lovely tannins. Balanced and easy to drink and like already today. Sweet and elegant in taste with a quite lovely tannic and rather long and quite attractive finish.Average score15.55
Last tasted2nd March 2024Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePortalVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries, grape juice, fruit and spice in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Balanced and quite attractive. Dark berries and chocolate in the taste. Lovely and quite tannic finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuevedoVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries, very fruity and some mint in the nose.
TasteMedium body. A lot of tannins but balanced and soft tannins. Dark berry in taste. Quite long finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta da Bom Retiro
Ramos Pinto
Vintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetFruity, a bit green notes with mint and dark berries such as mulberry and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteSweet with medium body and a lot of tannins. Lovely fruit and a rather long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date15.40
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da DevesaVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetHerbs, dark berries such as mulberry and black berry. Loaded with fruit.Score range15.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Lots of lovely round tannins. Will become much better. Taste of dark berries, herbs and fruit. Balanced and easy to enjoy already today and with a quite attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted2nd March 2024Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da GaivosaVintage2018
ColourRuby in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as mulberry and blackberry, loaded with fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Easy to enjoy with elegant tannins but balanced and tasty. A lot of fruit, mulberry and blackberry in the mouth and a rather complex and generous finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta da Gricha
Churchill
Vintage2018
ColourDark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFull of dark berries such as blackberry and mulberry in the nose. Very fruity.
TasteSweet with bark berry, medium body and a lot of tannins. Attractive finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta da OliveirinhaVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berries, mulberry, blackberry and loaded with fruit, mint, cherry and herbs in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. A lot of soft tannins but balanced and attractive. Dark berries in taste with a long and delicate finish.Average score
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersJB
HouseQuinta da Pedra AltaVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as dark cherry, mulberry, blackberry and mature fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Modern port style and easy to drink and enjoy already today but loaded with fruit and berries. Will of course improve a lot but balanced and enjoyable. The finish is elegant and lovely. Will be interesting to follow.
Last tasted31st March 2022Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta da Roeda
Croft
Vintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, black berry and dark cherry in the nose.
TasteMedium sweet and medium body. Taste of dark berries with a lot of tannins. Attractive finish and medium length.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta das LamelasVintage2018
ColourRuby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as mulberry and black berry and ripe plum in in the nose.
TasteMedium body, medium tannins. Quite sweet finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta de la RosaVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry, pepper, some herbs and loaded with fruit in the noseScore range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Very attractive tannins and easy to drink and enjoy. Balanced but quite dry but tasty with dark berries, pepper and herbs in the mouth. A quite elegant and rather long finish.Average score
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de MarrocosVintage2018
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, black berry, blue berry and loaded with fruit in the nose
TasteMedium body. Lots of round and elegant tannins and will be much better. Balanced and lots of taste, dominated of dark berries such as mulberry, black berry and blue berry. Balanced and elegant. Very easy to drink and enjoy and with a quite elegant and tannic finish.
Last tasted15th December 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at home with the family

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Arnozelo
Burmester
Vintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries, spicy and some mint in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Still quite immature with lovely tannins and will improve even if it is easy to drink and really enjoy already today. Balanced and quite tasty with medium length and quite attractive finish.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage2018
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, black berry, blue berry, dark cherry, some herbs and loaded with fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Round with very elegant tannins. Balanced and very tasty with lots and all kinds of of dark berries in taste. The finish is long, very complex and quite attractive. A very promising port which we will lovely to follow.
Last tasted4th November 2022Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries and black berries in the nose. Very fruity and some grape juice in the nose.
TasteQuite full-bodied with a lot of tannins. Dark berries in the taste and on the sweeter side.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta do PessegueiroVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cheery and black berry and mature and dried fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Easy to drink already today but of course round tannins and will be better. Balanced and quite elegant and tasty with tannins coming through in a lovely and rather long finish.
Last tasted4th November 2022Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2018
ColourDark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMature fruit and dark berries in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannins and will improve a lot. Balanced and lots of fruit and dark berries in taste. Elegant finish with lot of tannins. Will be very interesting to follow.
Last tasted7th November 2022Rating this dateVery Good/Impressive
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
HouseQuinta dos Muros
Portal
Vintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries and fruit in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Lovely round tannins but very easy to drink and enjoy already now. Balanced and loaded with dark berries and fruit and with a quite elegant and rather long finish.Average score
Last tasted3rd March 2024Point this date15.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark,
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries, such as mulberry and blackberry and some mint in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Loaded with tannins. Dark berry and mint in the taste.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateImpressive
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseQuinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow
Vintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries, blackberries, dark cherries but also dry fruit and some mint in the nose with some spiciness.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite a lot of tannins but polished and soft. Balanced and loaded with fruit and dark berries in taste. Quite sweet with a lovely finish.Average score15.75
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSan LeonardoVintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as cherry and blackberry, and mint in the nose.
TasteMedium body and a lot of tannins. Medium sweet. Salmiak and black berries in the taste.
Last tasted26th November 2021Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersJB
HouseSandemanVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries, blackberries and blue berries and of cause lots of fruit but also some liquorice, chocolate and cacao in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannins but very easy to drink and enjoy. The mouth is full of dark berries, chocolate and fruit. Quite complex and very elegant with a long tannic, lovely and very intensive finish.Average score
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSavedra
Quinta do Tedo
Vintage2018
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark mature berries such as mulberry, dark cherry blackberry but also some plum in the nose.
TasteHardly medium body and medium sweet. Lovely balanced port with dark berries and spiciness. Rather complex and elegant with a rather long tannic finish.
Last tasted4th November 2022Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB
HouseTaylorVintage2018
ColourVery dark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetLots of dark berries such as mulberry, blackberry, blue berry, dark cherry, fruit, mint, some herbs, fresh tobacco and violets in the noseScore range16.40 - 16.40
TasteFull-bodied. Loaded with lovely and attractive tannins. Violets, herbs and all kinds of dark berries in taste. Balanced and very complex port with a long attractive and wonderful finish. What will be? Exciting to follow indeed!Average score16.40
Last tasted24th November 2023Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at the Portweinmesse in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

6th July
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2008
28th June
Berry Bros 1997
Fortum & Mason 2000
16th June
Gould Campbell 1991
15th June
Smith Woodhouse 1966
14th June
Prime
Messias 2011
12th June
Real Comp. Velha 2002
10th June
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2009
9th June
Quinta do Vesuvio 1998
5th June
Croft 2000

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