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Vintage Port 1968

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1968Average277410

Declared brands that we know of are the following 10:

1968:C. da Silva
Dalva
Fonseca Guimaraens
Graham's Malvedos
Messias
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Real Companhia Velha
Royal Oporto
Sandeman

HouseC. da SilvaVintage1968
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetToffee, fudge some liquorice and butterscotch in the nose.Score range15.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. At its best now and maybe a hint of oldness? However, balanced and elegant. Very enjoyable indeed. Toffee and butterscotch in taste with a rather complex and very enjoyable finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage1968
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetClosed in the nose. Mostly dark cherry and mulberry aroma.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Sweet. Easy to drink. Mature and a bit old but with a wonderful finishAverage score
Last tasted24th January 2008Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1968
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetComplex coffee, toffee, crème caramel and cacao in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and peaking. Will not be better but is very delicate today to drink and enjoy. Toffee and crème caramel in taste. Elegant and complex with a nice and very long and attractive finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score16.38
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage1968
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetChristmas raisin, violet, clove, old grocery shop and Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Raisin and spiciness in flavour. Complex and balanced. Easy to drink and like. Quite long and attractive finish.Average score16.41
Last tasted15th December 2014Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage1968
ColourBeautiful mature, yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, cream candy, figs, bitter almond, anise and cardamom in the noseScore range17.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will not be better. Balanced, complex and quite attractive and sweet. Dark chocolate, bitter almond, some cacao, anise and cardamom in taste. Very tasty indeed with a long and quite attractive finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy and quite remarkable for the vintage yearAverage score
Last tasted25th December 2018Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1968
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, fudge, cacao, roasted coffee beans and spring flowers in the nose.Score range15.90 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some lovely and attractive tannins and old acidity. Toffee, cacao and roasted coffee beans in taste. Easy to drink and like with a very attractive and quite long finish. Old port is wonderful!Average score16.58
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Sandman’s Masterclass at The Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

16th March
Quinta de Terra Feita
Taylor 2008
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2008
9th March
Graham 1985
7th March
Graham 1997
2nd March
Blackett 2013
Borges & Irmao 1995
Borges & Irmao 2004
Borges & Irmao 2005
Bulas 2015
Burmester 2016
Cockburn 1967
DR 2016
Gould Campbell 1985
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Kopke 2004
Kopke 2016
Madalena
Smith- Woodhouse 1998
Martha’s 2016
Maynard 2016
Maynard (organic) 2016
Pocas Jr 1970
Pocas Jr 2013
Portal 1999
Portal 2007
Portal 2016
Quarles Harris 1977
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2015
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2004
Quinta do Javali 2016
Quinta das Lamelas 2016
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2013
Quinta do Pego 2016
Quinta do Pego 2017
Quinta do Portal 2008
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Romaneira 2005
Quinta da Romaneira 2008
Quinta da Romaneira 2015
Quinta da Romaneira 2016
Quinta de la Rosa 2012
Quinta de la Rosa 2016
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2015
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2016
Quinta do Sexio
Sandeman 2015
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 1999
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2014
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1995
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1998
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2012
Quinta de Ventezelo 2012
Quinta do Vesuvio 2012
Rebello Valente
Robertson 1975
Rio Bom 2000
Sandeman 1980
Sandeman 2000
Sandeman 2016
San Leonardo 2015
Smith Woodhouse 2016
Vasques de Carvalho 2016
Vau
Sandeman 1999
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Warre 1980
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Wiese & Krohn 2016

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