Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1942

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1942Very good to Excellent3861022

Declared brands that we know of are the following 22:

1942:Butler Nephew
Fonseca Guimaraens
Gonzalez Byass
Gould Campbell
Graham's Malvedos
Offley Boa Vista
Quinta do Noval
Rebello Valente
Souza Guedes & Irmao

ColourMature yellow almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCinnamon, ginger, old grocery shop, liquorice, candy and much, much more in the nose. Quite wonderful.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Mature, peaking but continue to develop all the time in the glass. Very sweet but complex and balanced. Candy and liquorice in the taste and a lovely, long and attractive finish. What a port!Average score
Last tasted29th March 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1942
ColourAlmost tawny in colour with an olive green edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetButterscotch, Burned sugar, and some molasses in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteQuite light in body. Have a distinct acidity and seem a bit old. Butterscotch and burned sugar in taste. Quite dry and almost colheita in style of this port with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted13th December 2016Point this date15.90
CommentJB tasted this in London but SAI and SS tasted it in Malmö on the 26 of December.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRebello Valente
ColourMature yellow in colour but quite cloudy.Number of tastings2
BouquetBurned sugar, spiciness with ginger, cinnamon but also some cacao and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some old fascinating acidity. Still balanced and complex. This is an elegant port with chocolate and spiciness in flavour and a lovely and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted9th June 2018Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Rebello Valente tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature and almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop, ginger, cinnamon and cacao in the nose.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteQuite full bodied. Mature. Elegant and balanced port but surprisingly dry. Complex and very attractive with a long, dry finish. Astonishing!Average score
Last tasted29th March 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

10th November
Brizard Roma
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1978
Offley Boa Vista 1963
5th November
Alves de Sousa 2015
Barros 2016
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2013
Borges & Irmao 1995
Borges & Irmao 2007
Borges & Irmao 2015
Bulas 2015
Bulas 2016
Butler-Nephew 2003
Churchill 2016
Cottas 2013
Dona Otilia 2016
Dow 2016
DR 2016
Gould Campbell 2000
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2000
Kopke 2016
Lacrau 2015
Smith- Woodhouse 1998
Martha’s 2016
Maynard 2016
Maynard (organic) 2016
Niepoort 2000
Niepoort 2015
Palmer 2016
Quarles Harris 1977
Quevedo 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2015
Quinta do Bucheiro 2005
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2004
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2006
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 2005
Quinta do Infantado 2003
Quinta do Infantado 2004
Quinta do Infantado 2015
Quinta da Oliveirinha 2016
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2009
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Romaneira 2003
Quinta da Romaneira 2007
Quinta da Romaneira 2015
Quinta da Romaneira 2016
Quinta de la Rosa 2005
Quinta de la Rosa 2014
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 1998
Real Velha 2003
Sandeman 1980
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2016
San Leonardo 2007
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Quinta do Vau
Sandeman 1988
Sandeman 1999
Warre 1980
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Wiese & Krohn 2016
van Zellers 2012


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