Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1972

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1972Average to Good17968

Declared brands that we know of are the following 8:

Fonseca Guimaraens
Offley Boa Vista
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Bomfim
Rebello Valente

ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings12
BouquetOld grocery shop, toffee, ginger-bread, menthol, nuts, liquorice, red whortleberry, fudge and cacao in the nose. Quite generous.Score range16.00 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but still some very soft tannin. Quite surprising!! Very dry but elegance and an attractive flavour of fudge and toffee. Lovely and long finish. Very enjoyable port. Astonishing for the vintage!Average score16.42
Last tasted18th April 2015Point this date16.25
CommentTasted in a private party
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
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
ColourYellow mature amber in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetChocolate, mint, cacao, coffee, butterscotch, toffee and violet in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Balanced and sweet with chocolate, coffee and mint in flavour. Complex and elegant with a lovely finish. Very attractive for that year.Average score16.45
Last tasted10th September 2016Point this date16.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetComplex nose of toffee, tea and mint.Score range16.25
TasteRather full-bodied. Mature and has been at its peak. Some alcohol in flavour, but very tasty and generous with a long finish. Quite elegant and attractive.Average score15.50
Last tasted26th January 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex and generous bouquet of toffee, coffee, crème caramel and old grocery shop. What a nose!!Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and at its peak. Wonderful flavour of nuts. Long complex, balanced and attractive finish. Unbelievable for the vintage!Average score
Last tasted6th April 2012Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with the family.
What a wonderful port from this year!
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
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
Sandeman 1999
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Warre 1980
Wiese & Krohn 2007
Wiese & Krohn 2016


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