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Offley Boa Vista

Offley Boa Vista - Forrester & C:a., S.A.

Boa Vista is a brand of Forrester.

Offley Boa Vista Vintages:1866, 1868, 1870, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1885, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1892, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1902, 1904, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929, 1931 (bottled by Delamore), 1933 (bottled by Delamore), 1934*, 1935, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2011

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1950
ColourQuite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetComplex pine, menthol, butterscotch, toffee, cacao and a hint of dark chocolate in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and at its peak. Balanced and a lot of tastes such as menthol, cacao, toffee and much more. Complex and balanced with a wonderful and very seductive finish. Incredible port.Average score16.70
Last tasted9th December 2019Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1955
ColourMature almost tawny colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCrème caramel, Christmas raisin, butter scotch, some vanilla, zest of oranges and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.90 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and sweet. Crème caramel, butter scotch and a hint of vanilla in flavour. An elegant and complex finish. Lovely and enjoyable port.Average score16.70
Last tasted16th November 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1960
ColourBeautiful yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRoses and spring flowers in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Fully mature. Elegant and balanced with a complex finish.Average score
Last tasted15th November 2007Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2007 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1962
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings14
BouquetComplex with crème caramel, ginger, cinnamon, fudge and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and peaking. Dried sweet fruits in taste. Elegant, complex and a lovely finish. Quite enjoyable port which should be drunk now.Average score16.37
Last tasted31st December 2022Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with friends.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1963
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings26
BouquetLovely minty, toffee, plum, candy, butterscotch, cacao, chocolate, liquorice, roasted coffee and spiciness in the nose.Score range16.25 - 17.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Very tasty with mint, candy toffee, cacao, some chocolate and butterscotch and much more in flavour. Elegant and balanced with a very long, attractive and lovely finish which never seem to end just rolling in the mouth.Average score16.61
Last tasted7th April 2023Point this date17.40
CommentTasted at home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2005 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1966
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour but still rather dark.Number of tastings7
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge, toffee, cream candy and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.25
TasteFull bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Toffee, cream candy and crème caramel in taste. Balanced and very complex and attractive with a long and lovely finish. Quite elegant. Lovely port!Average score16.94
Last tasted28th November 2017Point this date17.00
CommentIn our Private Wine Club.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1967
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, coffee, old grocery shop and much more in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteQuite full bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Balanced and complex but a rather short finish. Quite elegant and very easy to like and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2011Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1970
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetViolets, toffee, nuts, almond and cream candy in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.00
TasteRather full-bodied. Sweet. Mature and on top. Balanced and very complex and elegant with toffee, violets and candy in taste. The finish is long and very attractive. A lovely port indeed.Average score16.15
Last tasted28th November 2019Point this date17.00
CommentTasted at a dinner in Leverkusen, Germany.
In a Magnum.

In 2008 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1972
ColourMature nearly tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, tea and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range13.00 - 13.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and at its peak. Sweet. Enjoyable finish. Easy to like and drink.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2002Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1975
ColourMature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetToffee and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and perhaps a little old. Elegant and easy to drink. Nice finish. Have been better we hope.Average score15.63
Last tasted16th March 2006Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1977
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetRaisin, roses, cream candy, candy chocolate and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteLovely body. Quite dry. Mature and peaking and will not improve, but very easy to drink and enjoy now. Quite tasty and elegant with a lovely and quite long and attractive finish.Average score16.41
Last tasted18th October 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home in 14th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1980
ColourMature yellow still rather dark in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetOld grocery shop, toffee and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteRather full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Old grocery shop in taste. Elegant port. Balance and an attractive finish. Very good indeed but is on top and will probably not be better.Average score16.25
Last tasted3rd April 2014Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1982
ColourStill quite dark but mature and yellow in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, liquorice, candy, fudge, toffee and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and almost peaking and will not be much better. Balanced and elegant with a lovely, round finish with maybe some volatile acidity which is not disturbing at all.Average score16.29
Last tasted5th May 2024Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home in 18th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2014 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1983
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetCandy, toffee, coffee, cream candy and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Balanced and quite elegant and very tasty with a quite long and very attractive finish.Average score15.88
Last tasted22nd May 2024Point this date16.50
CommentTasted in our Private Wine Club.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1985
ColourVery yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCoffee, some tea, raisin, some dried fruit and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.25
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Balanced but will not be better. Very easy to drink and enjoy today. Sweet. Rather complex with a round finish.Average score15.63
Last tasted17th September 2020Point this date15.00
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2020 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1987
ColourStill very dark ruby but with mature yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings14
BouquetDark chocolate, some herbs, spring flowers, liquorice and cacao but also mint and coriander in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and probably peaking. Lovely flavour of liquorice, herbs and much more. Balanced but quite sweet and complex with a quite long, elegant and attractive finish.Average score16.09
Last tasted18th October 2023Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at home in 14th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2022 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1994
ColourStill quite dark but yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetToffee, cream candy, cacao and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced with toffee, candy and dark chocolate in taste and with a quite elegant and rather long finish. Very easy to drink indeed.Average score15.22
Last tasted16th May 2024Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2024 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1995
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and fruity in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Very fruity. Rather long finish. Long way to go.
Last tasted3rd November 1998Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1997
ColourQuite dark red colour with a brick red rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetSoft, grocery shop, with some coffee and ginger.Score range15.00 - 16.00
TasteNice taste with mature berries and some coffee. Full bodied with a long finish.Average score15.80
Last tasted22nd October 2013Point this date15.90
CommentAt a tasting at Munskänkarna in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1999
ColourVery dark blue almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBlue berry, mulberry, black current and blackberry in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Will be much better. Blackberry and mulberry in flavour. Quite complex with a long and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted11th March 2015Point this date15.50
CommentIn our private wine club.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage2000
ColourStill quite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetToffee, butterscotch, dark chocolate and some cacao in the noseScore range15.83 - 15.83
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with lots of elegant and attractive tannins and will be better. Balanced with nice acidity and quite complex. Rather tasty with toffee. Butterscotch and dark chocolate in the mouth. The finish is rather long and quite attractive. Very easy to drink and enjoy now.Average score
Last tasted12th February 2021Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage2011
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berries such as blackberry and mulberry, chocolate and fruit in the noseScore range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Still round and attractive tannins but quite easy to drink and enjoy. Will of course be much better. Balanced and quite complex and elegant. Tasty with lots of fruit, dark berries and dark chocolate with a quite long and complex finish.Average score15.90
Last tasted28th March 2021Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family and our German Port Wine Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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