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Vintage Port 1917

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1917Very good3881534

Declared brands that we know of are the following 34:

1917:Barros
Berry Bros
Borges
Cockburn
Croft
Dalva
Delaforce
Dow's
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Garnett's Brothers
Gonzalez Roriz
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Hooper
Hunt
Kopke
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Soalheira
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Zimbro
Quinta do Noval
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Rebello Valente
Sandeman
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Tuke Holdsworth
van Zellers
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

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
HouseQuinta da Soalheira
Borges
Vintage1917
ColourAlmost tawny with an olive green rim but very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetZest of orange, fudge, some toffee, burned sugar, liquorice and some alcohol in the nose.Score range18.00 - 18.00
TasteMedium body. Of course mature with some delicate old acidity but balanced and very complex. Very easy to drink and enjoy with a taste of old grocery shop, fudge, burned sugar and lots of other things and a quite long and seductive finish.Average score
Last tasted19th April 2019Point this date18.00
CommentTasting at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage1917
ColourQuite tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLiquorice, sweet liquorice and candy in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and even a little old with some quite balanced old acidity. Has probably been much better. Quite sweet with liquorice and sweet liquorice in taste and a nice but maybe a little short finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2017Point this date15.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseUnknown vintageVintage1917
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
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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