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Players - C da Silva

Players is a brand of C da Silva.

Players Vintages:1970, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1985

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1970
ColourMature yellow almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetSeductive bouquet of toasted almonds and nuts, torched sugar, smoky walnuts, cacao and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Sweet, mature and peaking and maybe even a little old in taste but still balanced and quite complex. Roasted nuts and much more in taste. Easy to drink and like with a quite long finish. Drink up and just enjoyAverage score15.78
Last tasted23rd August 2015Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.

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
HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and ether in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Very mature and easy to drink and like. Quite complex and balanced and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

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
HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely bouquet with crème caramel, toffee, fudge and much more in the nose.Score range14.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Fudge in flavour. Wonderful balance and quite elegant port with an attractive and nice finish.Average score15.13
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2012 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1985
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetAlcoholic in the nose. Not a good bottle.
TasteImmature. Medium body. Sweetness but not an attractive finish. Not a good bottle.
Last tasted11th November 1988Rating this dateNot good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI

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