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Offley Boa Vista

Offley Boa Vista - Forrester & C:a., S.A.

Boa Vista is a brand of Forrester.

Offley Boa Vista Vintages:1865, 1866, 1868, 1870, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1878, 1881, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1900, 1902, 1904, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926*, 1927, 1929, 1931 (bottled by Delamore), 1932, 1933 (bottled by Delamore), 1934, 1935, 1940, 1942, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2011

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1950
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex pine, menthol and pharmacy in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and at its peak. Complex and balanced and a wonderful finish. Incredible port.Average score
Last tasted18th January 2001Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1955
ColourMature almost tawny colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel, Christmas raisin, butter scotch, some vanilla, zest of oranges and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.90 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and sweet. Crème caramel, butter scotch and a hint of vanilla in flavour. An elegant and complex finish. Lovely and enjoyable port.Average score16.70
Last tasted16th November 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1960
ColourBeautiful yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRoses and spring flowers in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Fully mature. Elegant and balanced with a complex finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2007Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2007 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1962
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings13
BouquetComplex marzipan, fudge and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and peaking. Marzipan in taste. Elegant, complex and a lovely finish. Quite enjoyable port which should be drunk now.Average score16.37
Last tasted10th November 2012Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1963
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings25
BouquetLovely minty, toffee, plum, candy, butterscotch, some cacao and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range16.25 - 18.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Will not be better. Minty, toffee, cacao and butterscotch in flavour. Elegant and balanced with a very long and lovely finish. Drink up and enjoy. Will not be better but is lovely to drink now! This was the best Offley 1963 so far!Average score16.59
Last tasted10th November 2018Point this date18.00
CommentAt home with the family and some Wines Friends.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2005 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1966
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour but still rather dark.Number of tastings7
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge, toffee, cream candy and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.25
TasteFull bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Toffee, cream candy and crème caramel in taste. Balanced and very complex and attractive with a long and lovely finish. Quite elegant. Lovely port!Average score16.94
Last tasted28th November 2017Point this date17.00
CommentIn our Private Wine Club.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1967
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, coffee, old grocery shop and much more in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Balanced and complex but a rather short finish. Quite elegant and very easy to like and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2011Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1970
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetViolets, toffee, nuts, almond and candy in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteRather full-bodied. Sweet. Mature and on top. Complex and balanced finish. Very attractive port indeed.Average score16.04
Last tasted7th September 2013Point this date16.90
CommentOn a party at home with the family and wine friends.
In a Magnum.

In 2008 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1972
ColourMature nearly tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, tea and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range13.00 - 13.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and at its peak. Sweet. Enjoyable finish. Easy to like and drink.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2002Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1975
ColourMature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetToffee and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and perhaps a little old. Elegant and easy to drink. Nice finish. Have been better we hope.Average score15.63
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1977
ColourMature yellow but rather dark in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetRaisin, roses and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteRather full-bodied. Dry. Mature and peaking but possibly some very soft tannin left. Quite tasty and elegant with a lovely and quite long finish.Average score16.39
Last tasted8th November 2014Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with some friends

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1980
ColourMature yellow still rather dark in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetOld grocery shop, toffee and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteRather full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Old grocery shop in taste. Elegant port. Balance and an attractive finish. Very good indeed but is on top and will probably not be better.Average score16.25
Last tasted3rd April 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1982
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, liquorice, cherry, fudge, toffee and candy in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.75
TasteLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, liquorice, cherry, fudge, toffee and candy in the nose.Average score16.29
Last tasted20th November 2014Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1983
ColourVery dark blue in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark cherry, fruity and berry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of tannin and promising. Immature and massive port with a long finish. Hard to appreciate now. Too young. This is probably a long runnerAverage score
Last tasted16th March 2017Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
*This bottle was corked and the tasting notes from 7 August 1991

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1985
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely coffee, tea and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range
TasteFull-bodied but still immature. Sweet. Complex and balanced with a promising finish.Average score
Last tasted2nd October 1994Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1987
ColourStill very dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetGenerous and attractive bouquet of herbs, spring flowers, liquorice and cacao.Score range15.75 - 16.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature. Lovely flavour of liquorice and herbs. Quite sweet but balanced and complex with a long and attractive finish. Very good indeed.Average score16.11
Last tasted23rd September 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with some friends
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1994
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery fruity and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Very fruity in flavour. Hard to appreciate but a long finish. Will be much better.Average score
Last tasted15th November 1999Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1995
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Very fruity. Rather long finish. Long way to go.
Last tasted3rd November 1998Rating 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
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1997
ColourQuite dark red colour with a brick red rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetSoft, grocery shop, with some coffee and ginger.Score range15.00 - 16.00
TasteNice taste with mature berries and some coffee. Full bodied with a long finish.Average score15.80
Last tasted22nd October 2013Point this date15.90
CommentAt a tasting at Munskänkarna in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1999
ColourVery dark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBlue berry, mulberry, black current and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Will be much better. Blackberry and mulberry in flavour. Quite complex with a long and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted11th March 2015Point this date15.50
CommentIn our private wine club.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage2000
ColourDark blue in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetVery fruity with blue berry and mulberry in the noseScore range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Lots o f fruit and berry in flavour and still very tannic and immature. Quite nice finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted18th February 2012Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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