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Vintage Port 1975

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Declared brands that we know of are the following 49:

1975:A Pinto dos Santos
Andresen
Barros
Berry Bros
Butler Nephew
Calem
Cockburn
Croft
Delaforce
Diez
Dow's
Feist
Ferreira
Fonseca
Gonzalez Byass
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Hutcheson
Kopke
Mackenzie
Martinez
Messias
Miguels
Morgan
Niepoort
Offley Boa Vista
Petres
Pintão
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta da Foz
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Cachao
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Ramos Pinto
Rebello Valente
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sandeman
Seguro
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Valadao
Vieira de Souza
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseAndresenVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLiquorice, ginger and cinnamon in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature at its peak. Quite good and easy to drink but maybe a rather short but delicious finish.Average score15.20
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date14.50
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
HouseButler-NephewVintage1975
ColourMature yellow colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetEther and pharmacy in the nose. However, develops in glass.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little old. Delicious, elegant and very tasty with a balanced and still attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date16.00
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
HouseCockburnVintage1975
ColourMature yellow quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings29
BouquetToffee, cream candy, candy, fudge and some spiciness with ginger and cardamom in the nose.Score range15.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Balanced and elegant. Quite dry with lots of cream candy, toffee and spiciness in taste. Very easy to drink and enjoy with a very elegant and attractive finish. Now a lovely port!Average score15.63
Last tasted18th August 2018Point this date17.00
CommentAt the home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect. *Some bottles have not a vintage 1975, even if the label says so. When Cockburn Vintage 1975 came to Sweden it was not bottled with a vintage but with a tawny, probably 10 years, or maybe a Colheita (1975?). Bottles bought in Copenhagen are much better and a real Vintage Port, so we stopped buying those in Sweden. A few years ago we found it for sale quite cheap in Italy, and on the label we can read Milano. The bottles from Italy are the same kind of port as we have h

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2009 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetComplex old grocery shop and ginger in the nose. Quite generous.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Sweet. Fully mature and at its peak. Anise in taste. Quite agreeable and attractive and quite long finish.Average score15.79
Last tasted1st March 2012Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.

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
HouseDelaforceVintage1975
ColourYellow mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetComplex candy, cream candy toffee and some polkagris aroma.Score range15.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and very elegant port. Quite complex with a nice, attractive and quite long finish. Delicious.Average score16.19
Last tasted11th December 2017Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

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
HouseDowVintage1975
ColourVery yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings12
BouquetBoysenberry, burned sugar, cacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans and old grocery shop on the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.90
TasteLovely body. Mature and peaking and absolute on top. Toffee, cacao and roasted coffee beans in taste. Very complex and elegant with an attractive and long finish. Will not be better so drink it and love it!Average score15.91
Last tasted3rd March 2018Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
This bottle was a Magnum! 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
HouseFeistVintage1975
ColourThin mature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRoses and pharmacy on the nose.Score range
TasteAcidic and not balanced in mouth. Quite tired, old and not attractive.Average score
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date13.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection. *This bottle was 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
HouseFerreiraVintage1975
ColourDark with mature yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetLovely nose of cinnamon and ginger bread.Score range16.50 - 17.90
TasteSweet. Medium bodied. Mature and peaking. Elegant with a perfect balance and complex lovely finish. Excellent for 1975 vintage.Average score16.85
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

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
HouseFonsecaVintage1975
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetCoffee, mint and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and will not be better. Toffee in flavour. Elegant and balanced with a quite nice finish. Drink up.Average score16.29
Last tasted26th November 2011Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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
HouseGould CampbellVintage1975
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetFruit and oranges in the nose.Score range14.50 - 14.50
TasteMedium body. Fruit in flavour. Still some tannin but very mature. A nice finish.Average score
Last tasted19th September 2013Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
*The last 3 bottles were defect. They have been too old and the nose is just ether. Tasting notes from August 1991. This vintage from Gould Campbell has never been convincing.

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
HouseGrahamVintage1975
ColourYellow and beautiful mature in colour.Number of tastings19
BouquetBouquet of crème caramel, coffee, toffee, old grocery shop and spiciness.Score range15.50 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and even starting to be a little old maybe but still very elegant, complex and quite generous. Crème caramel and spiciness in taste. Balanced with a nice finish.Average score16.26
Last tasted22nd April 2017Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
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
HouseKopkeVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery fruity and dark berry aroma.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Elegant and an attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted30th March 2002Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinezVintage1975
ColourMature tawny colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetPharmacy and ether in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Simple. Easy to drink. Sweet and a nice finish.Average score15.63
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date15.50
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
HouseMiguelsVintage1975
ColourAmber mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPrunes, French plums and mature fruit in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Balanced with some old acidity and love sweetness. Very elegant and quite complex with French plums and yellow plums in taste. Very enjoyable with an attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted27th May 2017Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family and some wine friends.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Malmö, Sweden. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1975
ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite shy in nose. Ether and pharmacy bouquet.Score range14.00 - 14.00
TasteMedium body. Elegant. Dry and with a short finish.Average score
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date14.00
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 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
HousePetre’sVintage1975
ColourVery mature yellow in colour, quite beautiful.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, spiciness, vanilla old grocery shop and French plums in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some old and balanced acidity. Elegant and quite complex port. Easy to drink, like and love with a long and attractive finish. Quite delicious.Average score
Last tasted13th May 2017Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePinto dos Santos Jr.
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1975
ColourYellow mature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetBurned sugar and burned candy in the nose.Score range14.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Candy in taste. Balanced and generous. Complex and quite attractive and enjoyable finish.Average score14.63
Last tasted9th January 2014Point this date15.50
CommentIn a Wine Friend’s home.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage1975
ColourYellow tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetEther and pharmacy in the nose.Score range14.25 - 14.25
TasteMedium body. Very mature. Quite old and thin and a short finish. Not so good.Average score
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date14.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s 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
HouseQuarles HarrisVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings13
BouquetFudge, burned sugar, some candy and old grocery in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Light and elegant. Cherry in taste. Easy to drink and like. Quite attractive finish.Average score15.52
Last tasted8th November 2014Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with some friends.

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
HouseQuinta da Foz
Calem
Vintage1975
ColourMature, yellow beautiful in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetToffee, pharmacy and old grocery shop in the nose. Very complex.Score range15.00 - 16.50
TasteLovely, tasty fully mature and at its peak with an excellent finish. One of the very best in the vintage 1975.Average score15.79
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date16.50
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
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage1975
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetPharmacy, ether and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and maybe even a little old with some alcoholic flavour. Quite elegant finish.Average score15.20
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
HouseQuinta do Cachao
Messias
Vintage1975
ColourMature yellow colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetRoses and berries in the nose.Score range14.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Elegant and balanced with a lovely finish. Quite good.Average score15.50
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

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
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetToffee, crème caramel and butterscotch in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Toffee and butterscotch in taste. Balanced and quite complex. Sweet. Easy to drink and enjoy with a nice finish.Average score15.97
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.

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
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage1975
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCoffee, tea, cacao and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.50 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and elegant. At its peak. Complex and balanced. A long lovely finish. Quite astonishing.Average score16.75
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

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
HouseRamos PintoVintage1975
ColourRather dark blue in colour with yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetCinnamon, pepper and ginger in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and elegant port with complex and lovely finish.Average score15.67
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s 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
HouseRebello Valente
Robertson
Vintage1975
ColourVery bright mature and almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetElegant but quite old bouquet with wild raspberry, cream candy, minty and menthol in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Very mature and has probably been peaking but is still elegant and easy to drink and enjoy. Figs and menthol in flavour. Balanced port with a nice finish. Time to drink it up now.Average score16.18
Last tasted9th June 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Rebello Valente tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1975
ColourYellow mature very nice in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetCreamy, candy, cacao, toffee, roses and a hint of crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some sweetness and a taste dominated of toffee, candy and roses. Balanced, complex and quite elegant with a quite long and lovely finish. Drink up – will not be better!Average score16.49
Last tasted12th September 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Sandeman tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark organized by www.vintageportvin.dk

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
HouseSmith WoodhouseVintage1975
ColourPale red and quite strange colour for a vintage.Number of tastings2
BouquetRoses, spring flower and old hospital in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Easy to like. Roses and flowers in taste. Rather complex with a nice finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted24th November 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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
HouseTaylorVintage1975
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings18
BouquetViolets, pepper, toffee and cacao in the nose.Score range15.50 - 18.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Elegant and attractive port with a very long finish. The last bottle we had was outstanding and much better than all others bottles of this vintage!!Average score16.06
Last tasted25th March 2010Point this date18.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

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
HouseValadáo
S.P.A.L. Boissons
Vintage1975
ColourVery mature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, crème caramel, cream candy, roses and coffee in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some old mature acidity which taste delicious. Balanced and quite complex. Toffee and crème caramel in taste. The finish I quite long and very attractive. Easy to like and love this port!Average score
Last tasted13th May 2017Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
This bottle was a Quarles Harris
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVieira de SouzaVintage1975
ColourYellow almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, candy and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and even a little old with toffee in taste. Easy to drink and like. Quite elegant and balanced but with a short but interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted6th September 2014Point this date15.25
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1975
ColourMature yellow almost amber in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetBurned sugar, toffee, fudge and cream candy in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a bit old in flavour but still well knit together and quite complex and attractive. Burned sugar and toffee in taste. Nice and still quite attractive finish. Has been much better some years ago.Average score15.95
Last tasted30th May 2015Point this date15.40
CommentIn our private Wine Club.

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
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage1975
ColourYellow mature very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetButter-scotch, toffee, crème caramel, sweet liquorice and much more in the nose.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and absolutely on top. Elegant, balanced and very tasty with salt liquorice, roasted coffee, butter-scotch and toffee in the mouth. Quite complex with a long and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted9th September 2017Point this date17.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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