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We have a lot of visitors from all over the world and we are sure that some of you have knowledge about some of the things that we have not been able to find information about. Perhaps you can help us to do this page even more interesting and help us with some questions we have.

We have got the information that the producer Comp. Uniao des Vinhos do Porto e Madeira should in fact be part of Gran Cruz. But why did they use so many different brands for the same Vintage? Comp. Uniao des Vinhos do Porto e Madeira stands behind the following brands that are all available only from one Vintage - 1989. (And then there are Cruz labled under their own label from 1989 as well).

  • Aguila
  • Cabraco
  • Calvares
  • Dom Joaquim
  • Magales
  • We have no information about the shippers:

  • Armando Borrajo Vasques Osario
  • Elviro Garcia
  • Quinta da Barca Castedo
  • A. Reis
  • We do not know which Port Houses these Wine Merchants have bottled, and know nothing about the Wine Merchants.

  • Bestle
  • Bettencourt
  • F. de Koenig
  • Rosengaards Vinhandel
  • C.F. Stroh
  • We do not know which Port House these Wine Merchants have bottled

  • Charlie
  • Gilbey
  • Harvey's
  • Hedges-Butler
  • Hedobald Petersen
  • Waagepetersen
  • The following is a list of declared vintages that we have seen referenced in one place or another, but the sources are somewhat inreliable and we have not been able to confirm these vintages. If you have any information about these we would be thankful.
    Uncertain Vintages

    We have tasted a bottle we do not even know which year this was. It was a dark blue label but we could not read it.
    We do not know the Port House or anything except it is from the wine merchant Hans Andersen in Copenhagen, Denmark.
    The only readable part of the label says 'Dark Vintage'. Any help on this would be much appreciated.
    Tasting notes
    Dark Vintage

    Last tasted:

    23rd November
    Quinta do Cachao
    Messias 1989
    21st November
    Aguila
    Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
    Armada
    C. da Silva 1989
    Barros 1989
    Burmester 1989
    Cabraco
    Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
    Calem 1989
    Calvares
    Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
    Champalimaud 1989
    Cruz 1989
    Dacosta 1989
    Dom Joaquim
    Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
    Feist 1989
    Kopke 1989
    Magales
    Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
    F. Martins 1989
    Maynard 1989
    Pedro Lopez 1989
    Prime
    Messias 1989
    Quinta do Bomfim
    Dow 1989
    Quinta da Cavadinha
    Warre 1989
    Quinta do Estanho 1989
    Quinta do Fojo
    Churchill 1989
    Quinta do Infantado 1989
    Rocha
    Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1989
    Silva-Luz
    Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1989
    Vasconcellos 1989

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