Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1927

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1927Classic51003046Best during the 20th century

Declared brands that we know of are the following 46:

1927:Berry Bros
Butler Nephew
Charlie & Co
Gould Campbell
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Roêda
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Roriz
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Junco
Quinta do Noval
Ramos Pinto
Rebello Valente
Smith Woodhouse
Stormouth Tait
Tuke Holdsworth
van Zellers
Wiese & Krohn

ColourYellow, mature colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely complex old grocery shop, coffee cacao and pharmacy bouquet.Score range17.00 - 17.50
TasteFully mature. Very complex port. Well integrated with a wonderful, long and attractive finish.Average score17.25
Last tasted13th January 2007Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with the family.
This is a lovely vintage indeed.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature beautiful yellow in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetAromatic, plum, pharmacy but also coffee and cacao in the nose. Very complex and attractive.Score range17.50 - 20.00
TasteFull-bodied. Silky tannins. Flavour of burned sugar. Mature, wonderful with an everlasting finish. A really magnificent port.Average score18.88
Last tasted12th November 2009Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This port has legendary reputation as one of the best port ever made. This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2009 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourVery thin mature tawny. A bit cloudy.Number of tastings4
BouquetLiquorice, delicious but some unbalanced alcohol in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.75
TasteMedium body but tasty. Burned sugar in flavour. A tired old port but light and still drinkable.Average score15.00
Last tasted20th September 2007Point this date14.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourBeautiful, yellow and mature port in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, chocolate, cacao, roasted coffee, some herbs, spiciness and a lot of other wonderful things in the nose.Score range18.25 - 18.25
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking. Completely balanced and dry with lots of different tastes which are just rolling in the mouth and retuned again and again. Elegant and very complex finish which never seem to end. What a wonderful port indeed.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2023Point this date18.25
CommentTasted at a Great Tasting with the Wine Society 18% in Malmö, Sweden.

In 2023 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBurned sugar, fudge, some tobacco and coffee notes.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and complex very sweet with burned sugar and crème caramel in flavour. Delicious elegant finish.Average score
Last tasted26th September 2020Point this date17.00
CommentAt Henrik Lilja's Ferreira tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature tawny colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetElegant complex nose of marzipan. Delicious!Score range16.00 - 17.90
TasteMature and at its peak. Elegant. Balanced with a wonderful finish. Quite excellent.Average score16.97
Last tasted1st May 2009Point this date17.90
CommentAt home with wine friends.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1927
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, coffee, old grocery shop, toffee, butterscotch and zest of an orange.Score range17.90 - 17.90
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking. Cacao, dark chocolate and zest of an orange in the taste. Balanced and very complex. Easy to love and enjoy. Very elegant and with enormously finish which never seem to end and why should it? Lovely port indeed.Average score
Last tasted13th December 2016Point this date17.90
CommentJB tasted this in London but SAI and SS tasted it in Malmö on the 26 of December.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLiquorice, coffee, cacao, dried fruit, roses and orange zest in the nose.Score range16.75 - 18.75
TasteWonderful body. Mature and very elegant. Very tasty with spiciness, roses, orange zest and much more in taste. Complex and sweet with a wonderful and long finish. Lovely port indeed!!Average score17.75
Last tasted25th March 2016Point this date18.75
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetIncredible bouquet of mulberry, cacao, coffee, toffee and much more.Score range19.50 - 19.50
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Marvellous concentrated and complex port with a wonderful and never ending finish.Average score
Last tasted19th October 2000Point this date19.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

Last tasted:

26th May
Morgan 1991
22nd May
Offley Boa Vista 1983
19th May
Berry Bros 1994
Ferreira 1994
Kopke 1994
Marks & Spencer 1994
Morgan 1994
Pocas Jr 1994
Real Vinicola
Real Companhia Velha 1994
18th May
Barros 1994
Borges & Irmao 1994
Burmester 1994
Dow 1994
Fonseca 1994
Gould Campbell 1994
Graham 1994
Niepoort 1994
Osborne 1994
Pocas Jr 1994
Quarles Harris 1994
Quinta do Castelinho 1994
Quinta da Eira Velha
Martinez 1994
Quinta do Passadouro 1994
Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
Romariz 1994
Silva Reis 1994
Skeffington 1994
Smith Woodhouse 1994
Taylor 1994
Symington 1994
Warre 1994


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