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:

30th May
Quinta da Prelada 2011
22nd May
Caves Santa Marta 2002
21st May
Duff Gordon
Osborne 1997
Fonseca 1997
Graham 1994
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1998
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1997
Quinta Dona Matilde
Barros 1996
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 1994
Quinta do Noval 1997
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1997
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1994
Quinta do Sagrado
Calem 1997
Warre 1994


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