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, 1995, 1997

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseDuff Gordon
ColourVery mature and yellow in colourNumber of tastings3
BouquetDried fruits, figs, roasted coffee and burned sugar in the noseScore range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and peaking. Burned sugar and dried fruits in flavour. Balanced with an attractive but not so long finish but easy to drink and likeAverage score15.67
Last tasted7th February 2024Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at home in 16th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDuff GordonVintage1995
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate cream candy and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteLovely body. Still an elegant acidity but mature and peaking. Balanced and quiet complex with dark chocolate cacao and cream candy in the mouth and with a quite long and quite attractive finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score
Last tasted11th February 2024Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at home with the family.
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

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21st March
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1995
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Quinta do Noval 1995
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Taylor 1995
Quinta do Vesuvio 1995


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