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Vintage Port 1987

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1987Very good2883052

Declared brands that we know of are the following 52:

1987:Barros
Burmester
Cockburn
Dalva
de Zellaer
Diez
Don Pablo
Doural
Feist
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca Guimaraens
Graham's Malvedos
Hooper
Hunt
Hutcheson
Kopke
Maia
Martinez
Morgado
Niepoort
Offley
Offley Boa Vista
Players
Presidential
Quinta da Agua Alta
Quinta da Cavadinha
Quinta da Corte
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta da Foz
Quinta da Roeda
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta de Terra Feita
Quinta de Val da Figueira
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Silval
Quinta do Tua
Quinta S. Luiz
Rainha Santa
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sao Pedro das Aguias
Silval
Tuke Holdsworth
Vieira de Souza

HouseBarrosVintage1987
ColourMedium deep colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetPlum and oak in the nose.Score range14.90 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and elegant. Nice balance. Attractive and tasty. Nice finish.Average score15.73
Last tasted23rd January 2000Point this date14.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBurmesterVintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetQuite complex bouquet of cacao, coffee, mulberry, mint, liquorice and old grocery shop in the noseScore range15.40 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Coffee, cacao and some liquorice in taste. Easy to drink and like. Balance and quite complex port with a long and interesting finish.Average score15.65
Last tasted23rd July 2015Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDiez HermanosVintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetHerbal and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.40 - 15.75
TasteSome unbalanced but quite mature and acceptable taste. However we had expected more from it.Average score14.91
Last tasted24th May 2007Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDon Pablo
C. da Silva
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRich, lovely nose of herbs, toffee, pharmacy. Very complex indeed.Score range
TasteRather full-bodied and mature. Absolutely on top with a delicious and generous finish. Quite surprising and lovely port!Average score
Last tasted24th May 2007Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeistVintage1987
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetComplex, elegant crème caramel and toffee bouquet.Score range15.75 - 16.40
TasteRather big body. Mature and at its peak. Toffee in flavour. Very tasty and complex port. Elegant with a long finish. Quite attractive.Average score15.93
Last tasted15th March 2012Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetComplex nose of fudge, crème caramel and burned sugar.Score range15.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and elegant and on top. Complex port with menthol in flavour and a lovely, long and interesting finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted19th April 2012Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage1987
ColourStill dark blue in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetWonderful nose of coffee, tea, fudge, toffee, crème caramel and liquorice.Score range16.75 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied and still a long way to go. Still tannins and fruit. Violet and toffee in flavour. Excellent and long finish. Extraordinary and lovely port, which is already now wonderful to enjoy.Average score16.93
Last tasted19th November 2015Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
*This bottle was corked and tasting notes from April 2015.

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- MalvedosVintage1987
ColourYellow mature, amber in colour.Number of tastings52
BouquetQuite nice bouquet with cacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans, some crème caramel and herby with ginger bread in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Ginger bread, cacao and much more in flavour. Easy to drink and to like. Balanced and elegant with a quite long and attractive finish. Still a lovely port!Average score15.93
Last tasted15th October 2018Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with some friends.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHutchesonVintage1987
ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetComplex nose of crème caramel and coffee.Score range14.40 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and elegant port with a lovely finish. Quite delicate.Average score15.41
Last tasted24th May 2007Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage1987
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetComplex nose of dark cherry and berry.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Elegant. Rather mature and balance. Interesting finish and easy to like.Average score16.00
Last tasted3rd November 2003Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Hutcheson-Feuerheerd
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetNot so distinct bouquet but some dark berry, spiciness and dried fruit in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better so drink up if you have any left. Still balanced and quite complex. Clove in taste. An attractive finish and this port is easy to like and drink!Average score
Last tasted21st January 2016Point this date16.00
CommentIn the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinezVintage1987
ColourDark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetMint, candy and old grocery shop in the nose..Score range15.50 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet. Very tasty and balanced with a nice and quite attractive finish.Average score15.81
Last tasted3rd November 2014Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMorgado
Forrester
Vintage1987
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings24
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee, crème caramel and some Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Balanced and elegant. Easy to drink and like Very tasty with cacao, coffee, crème caramel and some spiciness and with a nice and very attractive finish.Average score15.97
Last tasted29th November 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Dinner in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1987
ColourMature yellow and quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetToffee, cacao, dark chocolate, some coffee and crème caramel in the nose. Elegant and complex.Score range15.75 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied but mature and peaking. Mint and cacao in flavour. Complex, balanced and sweet with a lovely and very promising finish. Lovely port. It is peaking and drink and enjoy it. Will still keep a long time!Average score16.22
Last tasted31st March 2016Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffleyVintage1987
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetBerry and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Immature and promising. Elegant and balanced with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted28th October 1997Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival.
This maybe the same wine as Morgado.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1987
ColourStill very dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetGenerous and attractive bouquet of herbs, spring flowers, liquorice and cacao.Score range15.75 - 16.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature. Lovely flavour of liquorice and herbs. Quite sweet but balanced and complex with a long and attractive finish. Very good indeed.Average score16.11
Last tasted23rd September 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with some friends
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Cavadinha
Warre
Vintage1987
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetNutty and with cinnamon, coffee and cacao in the nose.Score range14.90 - 16.90
TasteQuite full-bodied and sweet. Lovely flavour of mulberry. Still tannin and a long way to go. Balanced and complex with an attractive and long finish. What a Port!Average score15.36
Last tasted15th March 2012Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Corte
Delaforce
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature quit beautiful in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetApricots, figs, cacao and candy and even some coffee in the nose.Score range14.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Very tasty with cacao, chocolate and candy in taste. Is probably peaking. Elegant and balanced. Nice and quite attractive finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.43
Last tasted19th January 2018Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 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
Vintage1987
ColourStill quite dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetButter-scotch, dark chocolate roasted coffee beans and some cacao in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and now peaking. Elegant, easy to drink and to enjoy. Sweet but balance with an excellent finish.Average score16.10
Last tasted19th November 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Germany. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Roeda
Croft
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBitter chocolate, candy, dark cherry and dark berry in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Sweet. Quite elegant and balanced with dark cherry and dark chocolate in taste. Attractive and rich finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted23rd July 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage1987
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetComplex and elegant nose of dried fruit, toffee and burned sugar.Score range14.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and at its peak. Complex and balanced and easy to drink and like. Very attractive finish.Average score15.21
Last tasted15th March 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Agua Alta
Churchill
Vintage1987
ColourDark blue and impressive in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel and buttery aroma.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Fruity and still lots of tannin. Quite promising. Will develop. Long finish.Average score
Last tasted29th January 1998Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta de Terra Feita
Taylor
Vintage1987
ColourStill dark but with a yellow rimNumber of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, cacao, coffee and old grocery shop in the noseScore range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Still quite a lot of tannin but complex and with cacao and berry in flavour. A balance port with a long and interesting finish. Will probably be even betterAverage score
Last tasted8th September 2012Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage1987
ColourStill very dark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetLovely crème caramel, violet, coffee and tea in the nose.Score range15.40 - 18.75
TasteFull-bodied. Mature but still with soft tannin. Complex port with a generous and fabulous finish. What a port!Average score16.21
Last tasted12th April 2005Point this date18.75
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Bomfim
Dow
Vintage1987
ColourVery dark blue indeed in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetViolet, fruit and dark cherry in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteFull-bodied. Quite immature and still with soft tannin. Very fruity and balanced with a complex and very long finish. Will be lovely.Average score
Last tasted27th July 2009Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage1987
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRather shy in the nose of dark cherry and black pepper.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still some tannin. Much tasty and elegant and attractive and good finish.Average score
Last tasted21st February 2000Point this date15.90
CommentOn a trip to London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1987
ColourDark but rather yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetPharmacy and old grocery shop with coffee and cacao in bouquet.Score range15.00 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still tannins and will be better. Fruit and blackberry in flavour. Complex port with an attractive finish. Quite good and promising.Average score15.50
Last tasted15th March 2012Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens
Vintage1987
ColourRather dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetViolet, mulberry, blue berry and dark cherry in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Sweet but quite mature and elegant with some soft tannin. Complex and balanced. Dark cherry in flavour. Nice and attractive finish.Average score15.66
Last tasted18th May 2014Point this date15.90
CommentIn a Wine friend’s home
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Tua
Cockburn
Vintage1987
ColourQuite dark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetNice bouquet of cinnamon, ginger and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature but still some soft tannins. Long and complex finish.Average score15.18
Last tasted12th November 2009Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings12
BouquetGenerous nose of old hospital and pharmacy. Maybe not so attractive?Score range14.75 - 16.25
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and maybe a little old. Pharmacy in taste. Maybe a little short finish but a quite good and easy to drink.Average score15.54
Last tasted21st March 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant bouquet with old grocery shop, minty and lots of cacao.Score range
TasteMature and at its peak. Elegant and complex. Lots of cacao in flavour. Wonderful finish. A very attractive and lovely port indeed.Average score
Last tasted29th September 2011Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal Vinicola
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1987
ColourRather dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLovely old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Sweet and easy to like. Elegant with a very nice and attractive finish. Quite good.Average score15.17
Last tasted15th March 2008Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1987
ColourStill dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings27
BouquetOld grocery shop, cinnamon, cacao and fudge, in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet. Fudge and old grocery shop in taste. Easy to drink and like. Elegant and balanced. Quite complex with a very nice and attractive finish.Average score15.51
Last tasted20th September 2015Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage1987
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetToffee, crème caramel complexity in the nose.Score range14.90 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Toffee in flavour. Mature and complex port with a very attractive finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted24th May 2007Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTuke Holdsworth
Hunt, Roope & Co
Vintage1987
ColourMature yellow in colour .Number of tastings21
BouquetBurned sugar and one dimensional in the nose.Score range14.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and quite old. Burned sugar in flavour. Easy to drink with a nice finish.Average score15.34
Last tasted12th July 2012Point this date14.25
CommentAt a friends home in Copenhagen.
This Port we have had many times but never such bad bottles as the two latest!
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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