Decanter panel tasting (May 2012): Douro reds - All wines

Blends and more recent vintages showed best but our experts bemoaned inconsistent quality and a the number of over-oaked and over-extracted wines among the mix. The wines below scored 15 or more points.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Quinta de la Rosa, La Rosa Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta Do Passadouro, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Crasto, Vinha Maria Teresa, Douro

Quinta do Crasto N/A N/A 2009

Wine & Soul, Pintas, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta dos Murcas, Reserva, Douro

Murcas Lda N/A N/A 2008

Andreza, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Vale Meao, Douro

Quinta do Vale Meao N/A N/A 2009

Castelinho, Argentea, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Crasto, Douro Reserva, Old Vines, Douro

Quinta do Crasto N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Fronteira, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Douro Family Estates, Signature, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Douro Family Estates, Quinta das Bajancas, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Inquieto, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Crasto, Tinta Roriz, Douro

Quinta do Crasto N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Douro Superior, Quinta da Cassa, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Sobredos, Aneto, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Andreza, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Domingos Alves de Sousa, Quinta da Gaivosa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Domingos Alves de Sousa, Tapadinha TTT, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta da Touriga-Cha, Puro, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta da Fronteira, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Infantado, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Monte Travesso, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Sobredos, Aneto, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Wine & Soul, Pintas Character, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Barao de Vilar, Zom Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Joao Brito e Cunha, Quinta de S Jose, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Niepoort, Vertente, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta de Cottas, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Douro Family Estates, Quinta do Soque, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Sainsbury's, Taste the Difference, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Conceito, Contraste, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Alianca, Quinta dos Quatro, Ventos, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Poeira, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Romaneira, Sino da Romaneira, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Noval, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Vinhos Douro Superior, Atalaya, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta das Apegadas, Qui9nta Velha Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Caves Velhas, Almargrande, Touriga Nacional Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Francois Lurton, Quinta do Malho, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Lavradores de Feitoria, Tres Bagos Grande Escolha, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Lua Nova, Em Vinhas Velhas, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Douro Superior, Quinta da Cassa, Cassa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Oscar Quevedo, Claudia's Quevedo, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Domingos Alves de Sousa, Tapadinha Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Quinta da Basilia do Todao, Premium, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta da Rosa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Castello d'Alba, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Prats & Symington, Chyrseia, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Prats & Syminton, Post Scriptum, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinto do Grifo, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Passadouro, Passa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Sogevinus Fine Wines, Casa Burmester, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Adriano Ramos Pinto, Duas Quintas Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

GR Consultores, Crooked Vines, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Muxagat, Mux, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Prats & Symington, Prazo Roriz, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta Fafide, Colheita,Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Real Compania Velha, Deleforce, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Waitrose in Partnership with Quinta da Rosa, Reserve, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Sogevinus Fine Wines, Curva Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Brites Aguiar, Bafarela, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

PV Wines, VT, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Quinta do Infantado, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Van Zellers, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Maragato, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quanta Terra, Terra a Terra, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Vallado, Reserva Field Blend, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Vallado, Sousao, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta Vale D Maria, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Caves Transmontanas, Vertice, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Adriano Ramos Pinto, Collection, Duas Quintas Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quanta Terra, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Duorum, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta Casa Amarela, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Portal, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Sequeira, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Portal, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta dos Murcas, Assobio, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Symington Family Estates, Altano, Quinta do Ataide Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Vinhos Borges, Lello, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Borges, Borges, Dours

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Niepoort, Batuta, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta dos Pocas, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Sogevinus Fine Wines, Casa Burmester, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Barao de Vilar, Zom, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Castello d'Alba, Unoaked Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Quinta da Sequeira, Grande Reseva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Quinta do Couquinho, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Crasto, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Domingos Alves de Sousa, Quinta do Vale da Raposa, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinto do Popa, TR, Tinta Roriz, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Sogrape, Callabriga, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Symington Family Estates, Tuella, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

V Leite de Faria, Gloria Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

V Leite de Faria, Animus, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Douro Superior, Tuga, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Durham-Agrellos, Marka, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Niepoort, Redoma, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Rosa, Dourosa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Noval, Touriga Nacional, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Terrus, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Van Zellers, Curriculum Vitae, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

C da Silva, Dalva, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Casa de Casal de Loivos, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Basilia do Todao, Colheita, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta das Bandeiras, Passagrem, The Crossing, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Real Compania Velha, Delaforce, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Carm, Grande Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Durham-Agrellos, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Vale Meao, Meandro do Vale Meao, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Carm, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Castello d'Alba, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Caves Messias, Dados, Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Domingos Alves de Sousa, Reserva Pessoal, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Pocas, Pocas Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Quinta do Cachao, Grande Escolha, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Quinta do Crasto, Crasto, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Portal, Colheita, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Symington Family Estates, Altano, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Vinhos Douro Superior, Quinta da Cassa, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta Casa Amarela, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Quinta do Portal, Touriga Franca, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Symington Family Estates, Altano, Organically Farmed Vineyard, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Wine & Soul, Quinta da Manolla VV, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Adriano Ramos Pinto, Duas Quintas, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Casa Ferreirinha, Quinta da Leda, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Churchill Estates, Touriga Nacional. Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Conceito, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

DFJ Vinhos, Vega, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Duorum, Colheita, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Duorum, Tons de Duorum, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Joao Brito e Cunha, Quinta de S Jose, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta da Touriga-Cha, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Niepoort, Robustus, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Poeira, Po de Poeira, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Passadouro, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Quinta do Portal, Tinta Roriz, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Sogrape, Callabriga Reserva, Douro

N/A N/A N/A 2007