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Vintage Port 1926

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1926Fair170-9Taylor produced and sold Quinta de Vargellas to a Wine Merchant due to his son's birth

Declared brands that we know of are the following 9:

1926:Forrester
Kopke
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta das Lages
Quinta do Noval
Ramos Pinto
Stausholm
Taylor's Special Quinta Vintage (probably Vargellas)

HouseForresterVintage1926
ColourAlmost as a tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy, old hospital and burned sugar in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature but with high acidity as in colheita but balanced anyhow. Quite elegant. Burned sugar and butterscotch in taste. Very dry but easy to drink and enjoy. Maybe a little short finishAverage score
Last tasted23rd December 2016Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
The name was Forrester Vintage 1926 No. 26 and it taste as it was a Colheita and we believe that this was a Colheita and not a vintage despite the name vintage
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseStausholmVintage1926
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetQuite attractive bouquet of pharmacy, ginger, cinnamon, toffee and fudge in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and maybe a little old but lovely in taste with lots of ginger and cinnamon. Complex and balanced port with a long and harmonious finish. Astonishing port for this vintage.Average score
Last tasted16th August 2013Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family and a wine friend.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

24th October
Quinta Nova
Burmester 1996
22nd October
Pocas Jr 2007
17th October
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
16th October
Quinta da Gricha
Churchill 2006
9th October
Feist 1977
Fonseca 1977
Taylor 1977
8th October
Madalena
Smith Woodhouse 2005
25th September
Quinta do Retiro Novo 2000
Wiese-Krohn 2005

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