Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1943

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1943Average to Good270416

Declared brands that we know of are the following 16:

Fonseca Guimaraens
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta do Jordao
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Rebello Valente
Royal Oporto
Tuke Holdsworth

ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPlum and black cherry in the nose. Some pharmacy at the end.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Coffee in flavour. Balanced and complex port with a nice long finish. Surprisingly good old port.Average score
Last tasted5th February 2004Point this date15.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature amber almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, toffee, tea and roasted coffee in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. This is an elegant and balanced port with taste of crème caramel, toffee coffee and much more. Lovely and very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted29th July 2016Point this date17.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Eira Velha
Hunt, Roope & Co
ColourAlmost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy, hospital and a little burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and even old. Burned sugar in taste. Balanced with a quite distinctive finish.Average score
Last tasted7th September 2013Point this date15.90
CommentOn a party at home with the family and wine friends.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRebello Valente
ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLiquorice and spicy in the noseScore range
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Sweet. Perfect balanced, elegant and a wonderful finish. Wonderful port.Average score
Last tasted18th September 1983Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with a wine friend.
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy, ether and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and quite old. Knit together anyhow with a quite attractive and nice finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2010Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family.
Very low level in this bottle.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

14th September
Diez Hermanos 1963
7th September
Dow 2007
Martinez 1960
6th September
Fonseca 2003
31st August
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1999
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2000
25th August
Joven 1978
23rd August
Tuke Holdsworth
Hunt, Roope & Co 1987
22nd August
Dom Joaquim
Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
Graham 1975
Graham 1977
Graham 1980
Graham 1983
Graham 1985
Graham 1994


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