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Garnett's Brothers Ltd

Founded 1896

The company was founded in 1896 by the brothers William Thomas Garnett (1855-1921) and George Henry Garnett (1859-1944). William Thomas had a background at Hay & Sons, wine & spirit merchants of Norfolk Street, Sheffield. The Garnett brothers took over a shop at 29 High Street, Rotherham. They also had several off-licence shops, several in Sheffield, and they were also selling tobacco, cigars, ale and stout with their own bottling. In 1908 they formed a private limited company. In the 1920s the company was run by George Henry's two sons, Henry Redge Garnett and George Bromley Garnett and in 1923 William Thomas’s grandson Albert Garnet Shepard joined the company. Albert Garnet Shepard was one of the final two managing directors from 1949 and until 1963 when the company was sold to Bass Group, a brewery.

The company bottled various imported wines. In 1963 they were area distibutors for Dow's ports and Old Priory port.

Garnett's Brothers Vintages:1917

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseGarnett BrothersVintage1917
ColourStill rather dark but quite beautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, crema caramel, cream candy, butterscotch and much more in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Perfect mature and peaking. Will of course not be better. Balanced an very elegant and complex. Butterscotch, crème caramel and candy in taste with a lovely and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2017Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
Bottled by Garnett Brothers in Sheffield, UK, but the port wine house is unknown to us.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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27th March
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Real Comp. Velha 1982
13th March
Rocha 1997
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2008
5th March
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2018
Burmester 2017
Butler-Nephew 2003
Butler-Nephew 2017
Dalva
C. da Silva 2016
DR 2002
Quinta dos Malvedos
Graham 2010
Kopke 2017
Kranemann 2009
Kranemann 2018
Messias 2018
Noble & Murat 2016
Pocas Jr 2013
Portal 2007
Quarles Harris 1977
Quarles Harris 1980
Quevedo 2016
Quinta do Arnozelo
Burmester 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2009
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2019
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2019
Quinta da Devesa 2018
Quinta da Devesa 2019
Quinta do Javali 2017
Quinta de Marrocos 2011
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2018
Quinta da Pacheca 2003
Pacheca 2017
Pacheca 2018
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2004
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 1995
Quinta de la Rosa 2018
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2005
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2019
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2002
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2019
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2016
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2017
Quinta do Vale Meao 2014
Quinta do Vale Meao 2015
Quinta do Vale Meao 2016
Quinta do Vale Meao 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Quinta do Vesuvio 2001
Rio Bom 2007
San Leonardo 2015
Taylor 2018
Vasques de Carvalho 2016
Viera de Sousa 2015
Warre 2000
Wiese & Krohn 2003
Wiese & Krohn 2005

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