Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1976

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment

Declared brands that we know of are the following 6:

1976:Fonseca Guimaraens
Graham's Malvedos
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Cachao

ColourStill very dark blue but with a yellow rim.Number of tastings17
BouquetAttractive bouquet of Christmas raisin, toffee, violet, crème caramel, ginger and liquorice in the nose but also some burned sugar and butterscotch.Score range16.75 - 17.90
TasteFull-bodied and still some tannins. Complex but still a little immature. Will be better. Crème caramel, toffee, burned sugar and butterscotch in taste. Balanced and very tasty port with an astonishing long and wonderful finish. It will be better so have patience but it is lovely already today!Average score17.36
Last tasted12th November 2016Point this date17.40
CommentAt the home with the family.
Brilliant port for the vintage.

In 2015 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1976
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop, cinnamon, ginger and much more in the nose.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and even a bot old in taste. Complex and balanced with cinnamon and ginger in taste. Long, attractive and complex finish. Quite nice for the vintage.Average score
Last tasted16th December 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourBeautiful yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPlums, mature fruit and French plums in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Mature plums and mature fruit in taste. Balanced and sweet. Very good and complex with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted27th May 2017Point this date16.50
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
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
ColourYellow almost amber, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark chocolate, violet, butterscotch, crème caramel, old grocery shop, menthol, some coffee beans and mint in the nose.Score range16.50 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced but sweet with menthol, cacao and crème caramel in taste. Complex and elegant. Very tasty with an attractive and quite long finish.Average score16.75
Last tasted10th September 2016Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Cachao
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetDried fruit, sweet liquorice, toffee, butterscotch and old grocery shop in nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature peaking. Will not be better. Very tasty with sweet liquorice and toffee dominating. Balanced and quite elegant with a very attractive finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted31st December 2016Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.
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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