Est. 2011

Duff Gordon

Founded 1768
Owner Osborne & CIA and Bodega Montecillo

The Sherry company Duff Gordon was founded in 1768 by Sir James Duff and Sir William Gordon. The company was bought by Osborne already in 1872, and has since then been used as a label both for sherry and port.

Duff Gordon Vintages:1994, 1997

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseDuff Gordon
ColourMedium dark ruby with a yellow, mature rim in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetDried fruits and figs, roasted coffee and burned sugar in the noseScore range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature with some very soft tannins. Burned sugar in flavour. Very tasty and balanced with an attractive finishAverage score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDuff Gordon
ColourRather yellow, mature in colourNumber of tastings3
BouquetQuite generous bouquet with cacao, cream candy, butterscotch, toffee and menthol in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite elegant and balanced. Sweet with a quite long and attractive finish. Very easy to drink and like.Average score15.80
Last tasted21st May 2021Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at home in Third International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

16th September
Fonseca 1977
10th September
Quinta do Portal 2005
Taylor 1983
Sandeman 1997
2nd September
Petre’s 2017
1st September
Cruz 1989
27th August
Graham’s Malvedos 1987
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 1989
25th August
Rocha 1989
13th August
Real Vinicola
Real Companhia Velha 1982


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