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Silva-Luz

Silva Luz is a brand registered in Denmark by Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association but it is not known if the brand was used on other markets as well.

See Douro Wine Shippers & Growers Association.

Silva Luz Vintages:1970, 1978, 1979, 1989

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseSilva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1970
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and ether in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Pharmacy dominate in flavour but elegant. Very easy to drink. Have probably been better but an attractive finish. I do like it.Average score
Last tasted13th November 2008Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

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
HouseSilva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1978
ColourYellow mature and lovely colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetGinger bread, dark berry and old hospital in the nose.Score range14.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body: Mature and peaking. Dry. Flavour of ginger bread. Balanced and elegant with a nice finish.Average score15.39
Last tasted15th November 2012Point this date15.75
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
HouseSilva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1979
ColourPale, mature yellow, almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRather sky in the nose but with some toffee. Fudge and nuts.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and a bit more. Have been better. Fudge in taste. Still knit together and balanced and quite good finish. Still very enjoyable and interesting.Average score15.50
Last tasted28th February 2013Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

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
HouseSilva-Luz
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1989
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetToffee, cacao, some spiciness and old grocery shop in the nose. Quite generous bouquet.Score range14.50 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but still with some elegant tannins. Flavour of toffee, some spiciness and old grocery shop. Balanced and elegant with a lovely and quite intensive finish. Very good indeed.Average score15.23
Last tasted21st November 2019Point this date15.50
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2019 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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