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Vintage Port 1978

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1978Good to Very good2842755

Declared brands that we know of are the following 55:

1978:A Pinto dos Santos
Barros
Borges
Brizard Roma
Calem
Coreira
Dalva
Don Pavral
F. Lopes
Feist
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca Guimaraens
Gould Campbell
Graham's Malvedos
Hooper
Hutcheson
Kopke
Lidador
Maia
Martinez
Martins
Morano
Niepoort
Pedro Lopez
Players
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Presidential
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Corte
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta da Roêda
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Cruzeiro
Quinta do Infantado
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta S. Luiz
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sandeman
Seguro
Silva Luz
Terras
Valadao
Vieira de Souza
Wiese & Krohn

HouseA. Pinto dos Santos Jr.
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRoses, sultan raisin and pharmacy in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite elegant and balanced port- Sweet. Easy to drink and like and an attractive and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBarrosVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge, toffee and much more in the nose. Quite complex.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Fudge in flavour. Sweet. Balanced and elegant port. Perfect developed port with a wonderful finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage1978
ColourStill fairly dark with a yellow rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetNot impressive but light and delicate bouquet mostly of dried fruit.Score range
TasteMedium body. Rather mature. Still nice acidity and soft tannin but short finish. Not impressive.Average score
Last tasted7th August 1991Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI
HouseBrizard Roma
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourMature yellow quite attractive in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, toffee and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with still some old quite delicate acidity. Balanced and very elegant and tasty with cacao, toffee and old grocery shop. The finish is quite long and attractive. Easy to enjoy and will probably not be better so drink it up.Average score
Last tasted10th November 2018Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family and some Wines Friends.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage1978
ColourAlmost tawny, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDelicious bouquet of cacao, dark chocolate, candy in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Lovely flavour of candy and cacao. Balanced and quite elegant port with a nice and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDesintervencao
Real Velha
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld hospital and pharmacy in the nose. Not so attractive and quite old port bouquet.Score range14.00 - 14.00
TasteMedium body. Volatile acidity but very tasty and good in a strange way. Quite long and enjoyable finish. A very odd port but still enjoyable.Average score
Last tasted12th May 2013Point this date14.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDon Pavral
Real Vinicola
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, toffee, some herbs and fudge in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature with some old acidity but still quite balanced and elegant. Maybe a little tired but easy to drink and with a taste of cream candy and toffee. The finish has a hint of volatile acidity but is quite acceptable and nice.Average score
Last tasted28th July 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseF. Lopes
Douro Wine Shippers and Association
Vintage1978
ColourBeautiful, yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, fudge, bright chocolate candy, herbs and vanilla in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and absolutely on top. Balanced and very complex and elegant with crème caramel, cream candy chocolate and vanilla in taste and a long quite complex finish. Lovely port indeed.Average score
Last tasted28th July 2018Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeistVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetPharmacy, some berry and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature peaking and even a bit old but still sweet. Ginger bread in flavour. A nice and elegant finish.Average score15.55
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetRich mulberry, cherry and violet in the nose.Score range15.00 - 17.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and on top. Violet in flavour. Balanced and excellent with a long, lovely finish. Excellent port!Average score15.92
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeuerheerdVintage1978
ColourMature almost tawny colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetOld pharmacy and some ether in the nose, but also some Christmas raisin and dried fruit.Score range14.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little old port. Sweet. Liquorice in flavour. A good finish bur maybe short. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.29
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage1978
ColourYellow mature but quite dark in colour.Number of tastings10
BouquetCream candy, toffee, crème caramel, fudge, but also rather closed with dark berry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Rather mature buts still with tannin and will be better. Cream candy, toffee and dark berry in taste. Elegant and balanced. with a rather long, still tannic finish.Average score16.10
Last tasted17th May 2018Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
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
HouseGould CampbellVintage1978
ColourDark in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetBerry and dark cherry in the nose. Complex.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteFull-bodies. Lots of tannins. Violets in flavour. Complex and elegant port with a long and lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted28th November 1991Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1978
ColourStill very dark in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, cacao and burned sugar in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still immature and with soft tannin. Complex and balanced port. Quite impressive with an attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted17th September 1990Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI
HouseGuedes
Comp. Geral de Agriculture das Vinhos
Vintage1978
ColourYellow very mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSome ether, old hospital and pharmacy in the nose.Score range14.00 - 14.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and tired port but balanced and still drinkable with old hospital, pharmacy and some volatile acidity in taste.Average score
Last tasted17th January 2019Point this date14.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Tasting in Malmö.
We have had different opinions about this port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHooperVintage1978
ColourMature, yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrackled. Vinegar in bouquet.Score range10.50 - 10.50
TasteMedium body. Vinegar in taste. Old and hardly drinkable. Hoped it has been better.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date10.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection. *Defect bottle.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHutchesonVintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFigs, fudge and some ether in the nose.Score range14.75 - 14.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and even a bit tired. Quite dry. Burned sugar in taste. Still easy to drink with an acidic finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetBurned sugar, cherry and some pharmacy in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and maybe even a little old. Toffee in flavour. Elegant, balanced and very easy to drink and like. An attractive port.Average score15.78
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow, mature and very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCandy, raisin, toffee, some cacao and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and just a hint of old quite elegant acidity. Sweet and complex with candy, crème caramel, toffee and some cacao in taste. Lovely, quite long and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted15th December 2018Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinsVintage1978
ColourYellow but cloudy in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLeather, mint and some pharmacy in the noseScore range14.25 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Quite simple. Alcoholic. Mature and even a bit old with some pharmacy and alcoholic taste but still quite balanced and easy to drink and enjoy. Still a quite nice finish. Will not be better so drink up!Average score14.88
Last tasted18th September 2015Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMorano
Duoro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLiquorice, burned sugar and salmiak in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Liquorice and burned sugar in flavour. An elegant and balanced finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1978
ColourMature, yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of mint, cinnamon, ginger and much more.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Mint in flavour. Complex, balanced port with a long and elegant finish. Very attractive indeed.Average score
Last tasted20th December 2012Point this date16.90
CommentThis bottle arrived to Sweden one week after the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö sorry to say.
It was lovely and has been one of the top Ports from this vintage, maybe the best!
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePedro Lopez
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetGenerous bouquet of fudge, toffee and candyScore range14.75 - 14.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but no real back bone. However, balanced but rather short finish. The bouquet is much better than the taste.Average score
Last tasted20th June 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely bouquet with crème caramel, toffee, fudge and much more in the nose.Score range14.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Fudge in flavour. Wonderful balance and quite elegant port with an attractive and nice finish.Average score15.13
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage1978
ColourYellow mature but quite dark in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetQuite old and vinegar in the nose. Not good at all.Score range13.00 - 13.00
TasteMedium body. Unbalanced acidity but drinkable and the finish still alive.Average score
Last tasted20th June 2013Point this date13.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePousada
Pocas Jr
Vintage1978
ColourLight and yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld and almost only vinegar in the nose.Score range12.00 - 12.00
TasteMedium body. Ether and vinegar in flavour. Quite cracked and not good.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date12.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
*Defect bottle.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePresidential
C. da Silva
Vintage1978
ColourYellow, mature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFigs, liquorice and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and quite attractive. Figs in flavour. Very attractive finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö

In 2012 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 Cavadinha
Warre
Vintage1978
ColourRather dark, bur mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetViolet, spring flowers, crème caramel and toffee in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Crème caramel and toffee in flavour. Lovely and elegant port with a long, attractive and balanced finish. Quite extraordinary!Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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 Corte
Delaforce
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, liquorice, fudge, burned sugar, dark berry and more in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium, body. Mature and peaking. Liquorice and blueberry in flavour. Balanced and elegant port with a long, attractive and appealing finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 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 Eira Velha CockburnVintage1978
ColourBeautiful, mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, tea, cacao and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Cacao and chocolate in flavour. Balanced and elegant with a wonderful finish. Quite surprising and extraordinary!Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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 Roeda
Croft
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetRoasted nuts, chocolate and berry in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Elegant and balanced. Lovely, complex finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection. *Defect bottle. Tasting notes and points from 7 March 1998.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage1978
ColourStill quite dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetSome violet but fudge, cream candy, caramel, some cacao and spiciness dominate the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.25
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking and will not be better. Rather tasty with cacao, fudge and some cream candy in taste. Nice and sweet finish but drink up and enjoy now before it is too late!Average score16.36
Last tasted17th May 2018Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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
Vintage1978
ColourMature still rather dark yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, mint, tea and much more.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking. A lovely port with mint in flavour. Balanced and elegant. Wonderful och long finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSpicy with cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature. Quite light port. Fudge in flavour. Easy to drink and like with a quite nice and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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 CrastoVintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, fudge, chocolate and cacao in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Toffee in flavour. Sweet and elegant with a complex and quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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 InfantadoVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop with cacao and coffee in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top, even perhaps a little old. Cacao and candy in flavour. Quite nice and good finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 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 NovalVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, cinnamon and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite nice cacao and toffee in flavour. Balanced and complex. This bottle has an attractive and quite long finish but this vintage has never been a favourite.Average score15.69
Last tasted9th November 2013Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with wine friends.
2 bottles have been defect.

In 2012 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 NacionalVintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCinnamon, ginger, cacao and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and probably at its peak but with some soft tannins. Sweet. Cacao and dark chocolate in flavour. Quite nice and a long and wonderful finish.Average score16.17
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge and toffee in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Burned sugar in flavour. Balanced and a quite nice finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal Vinicola
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1978
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteQuite mature and balanced. Easy to drink and like. Burned sugar in flavour and a light port with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection. *Defect bottle. Tasting notes from 25 December 1990.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetSpring flower and candy in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Sweet. Mature and peaking. Will not be better. Quite elegant. Very nice and attractive finish.Average score15.22
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSeguro
Pocas Jr
Vintage1978
ColourMature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetA shy nose mostly of alcohol and petroleum.Score range13.50 - 13.50
TasteMedium body. Very acidic. Unbalanced and unattractive with a short finish. These bottles can not be OK!Average score
Last tasted17th September 1990Point this date13.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
Both bottles have been defect.
TastersSAI
HouseSilva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature and lovely colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetGinger bread, dark berry and old hospital in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body: Mature and peaking. Dry. Flavour of ginger bread. Balanced and elegant with a nice finish.Average score15.39
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseVieira de SouzaVintage1978
ColourMature amber in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetFudge, cream candy, toffee zest of oranges and fig in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better. Sweet but balanced and quite complex. Elegant with crème caramel and butterscotch in taste. Easy to drink with a nice and rather long finishAverage score
Last tasted6th August 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage1978
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCherry, boysenberry and dark berry in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and probably peaking. Sweet. Balanced but with some soft tannins. Cacao in flavour. Quite nice finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
2 bottles have been defect.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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