Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1931

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment

Declared brands that we know of are the following 29:

Fonseca Guimaraens
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Foz
Quinta da Roêda
Quinta do Bragao
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Roncao
Quinta do Sibio
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Rebello Valente
Tuke Holdsworth
Wiese & Krohn

ColourAlmost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetWonderful bouquet! Roses, spring flowers, crème caramel, toffee and much, much more in the nose.Score range17.75 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Of course mature and peaking. Very tasty with roses, crème caramel, toffee and butter-scotch in taste. Sweet with balanced acidity. Very complex and an unbelievable finish which never end. Marvellous port indeed!Average score
Last tasted19th November 2016Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen, Germany This vintage was bottled in 1937.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Germany. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHunt, Roope & Co.Vintage1931
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetCrème caramel and burned sugar nose.Score range15.50 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Balanced and complex port but a little short finish. Very tasty.Average score16.46
Last tasted15th September 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belong to Gerda and Ole Vesterdahl Collection
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1931
ColourYellow mature very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLovely coffee, dark chocolate, cacao, oranges, zest of an orange, cream candy, rosemary, spiciness, butterscotch and much, much more in the nose.Score range17.25 - 19.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature but with lots of life seem still to peak! Cacao, dark chocolate, butterscotch oranges and zest of an orange, rosemary and much more in taste. Complex and balanced with an enormous generous finish. Will never end. This is heaven and maybe more.Average score18.33
Last tasted13th December 2016Point this date19.00
CommentJB tasted this in London but SAI and SS tasted it in Malmö on the 26 of December.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage1931
ColourDark but with mature yellow colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex and enormous nose of crème caramel, toffee, coffee, cacao and much more.Score range20.00 - 20.00
TasteFull-bodied. Quite mature but will keep for long. Complex and balanced port with a never ending marvellous finish. Unbelievable.Average score
Last tasted19th October 2000Point this date20.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Anders G. Åkesson’s collection.
HouseRebello Valente
ColourYellow, almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant, complex and generous bouquet of pharmacy, toffee and old hospital.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and maybe after its peak but generous and elegant. Toffee in flavour Knit together and complex with an attractive finish. Astonishing indeed.Average score
Last tasted27th January 2012Point this date16.90
CommentAt home with the family on The Port Wine’s Day
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, toffee, cacao and old grocery shop.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature but a bit old. Elegant, attractive and still balanced with a lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd September 2003Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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Quinta da Corte 2021
Pocas Jr 1985
Vasconcellos 1985
8th May
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2012
5th May
Berry Bros 1970
Factory House 1977
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1976
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1978
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
Kopke 1974
Kopke 1989
Offley Boa Vista 1982
Osborne 1970
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 1986
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1984


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