Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1948

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1948Outstanding to Classic499924

Declared brands that we know of are the following 24:

Butler Nephew
Gonzalez Byass
Quinta da Foz
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Bomfim
Real Companhia Velha
Royal Oporto
Smith Woodhouse

ColourStill very dark. Unbelievable colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetEnormous bouquet of coffee, tea, crème caramel and much more.Score range19.75 - 19.75
TasteFull bodied Sweet with plenty of violet and still with tannins. Long excellent and balance finish. Still a long way to go but marvellous now.Average score
Last tasted7th January 1984Point this date19.75
CommentAt a tasting in wine friend’s home.
HouseGonzalez- ByassVintage1948
ColourMature yellow, almost tawny colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCrème caramel, roasted coffee beans, some spiciness, cacao, chocolate and a hint of pharmacy in the nose. Quite old but also delicious bouquet.Score range14.00 - 17.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but balanced with some old and quite delicate acidity. Complex, elegant and with some sweetness and a lovely and quiet long finish. Astonishing good and very delicate port!Average score16.05
Last tasted1st August 2018Point this date17.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetBouquet of coffee, cacao, ginger and much more.Score range16.75 - 18.90
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking. Complex and balanced with an enormous finish. Just wonderful. What a port!!Average score17.89
Last tasted15th December 2011Point this date18.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature yellow quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetNuts, coffee beans, cacao, cream candy and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.50
TasteFull-bodied. Mature peaking and absolutely om top- Balanced and very complex. Elegant in taste with crème caramel, toffee, cream candy and a lot of other tastes in the mouth with a wonderful almost never ending finish. Unbelievable.Average score16.93
Last tasted30th March 2018Point this date17.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature, tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely nose of old hospital, fudge and pharmacy.Score range
TasteMedium body. Mature and past its peak but lovely, still holding and elegant with fudge in flavour and quite long and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted25th December 2011Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourVery dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetWhat a nose! Coffee, tea, cacao, toffee, violet and much, much more.Score range18.00 - 18.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking. Incredible concentration, complexity and balance. Mature fruit in flavour. A wonderful and never ending finish.Average score
Last tasted18th March 2000Point this date18.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

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Barros 2016
Blackett 2013
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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
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Warre 2006
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 2005
Quinta do Infantado 2003
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Quinta do Infantado 2015
Quinta da Oliveirinha 2016
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
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Wiese & Krohn 2009
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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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