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Vintage Port 1947

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1947Outstanding4931241

Declared brands that we know of are the following 41:

1947:Adams
Averys
Barros
Berry Bros
Bestle
Burmester
Butler Nephew
Calem
Cockburn
Constantino
Croft
Delaforce
Dow's
Ferreira
Fonseca
Gonzalez Byass
Graham's Malvedos
Hunt
Mackenzie
Martinez
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta do Milieu
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Roncao
Quinta do Sibio
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Rebello Valente
Royal Oporto
Sandeman
Silva & Cosens
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Taylor's Special Quinta Vintage (probably Vargellas)
Tuke Holdsworth
Vieira de Souza
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseBerry BrosVintage1947
ColourDark yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBoysenberry, dried fruit, melon, red and dark berry in the nose.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Boysenberry and some mushroom in the taste. Elegant, balanced, complex and very attractive port with a quite long finish. Very good indeed.Average score
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This port was Fonseca and was given from the private cellar of Bruce Guimaraens to a member of the Wine Society 18%. It was bottled in London by Berry Bros.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBestleVintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetWonderful complex bouquet with cinnamon, Christmas raisin and much more.Score range16.00 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Elegant, complex, fully mature with a wonderful ginger bread aftertaste. Quite lovely.Average score
Last tasted26th December 2007Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCockburnVintage1947
ColourMature beautiful tawny in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetRich delicious crème caramel, coffee, cacao, hazelnuts and some chocolate in the nose. Wonderful bouquet.Score range16.50 - 17.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and still in a way peaking. Hazelnuts and fudge in taste. Harmonious, rich, balanced and elegant with a dry finish. This is port just to love and drink. Wonderful port indeed.Average score16.65
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
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
HouseDowVintage1947
ColourBeautiful, mature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetVery complex and generous bouquet of fudge, toffee, crème caramel and cacao in the nose.Score range17.50 - 17.50
TasteFull-bodied. Delicious, mature and still at its peak. Toffee and fudge in flavours. Very complex balanced and generous port with a heavenly finish which never seems to end. What a lovely and attractive port!Average score17.50
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Ander G. Åkesson’s Private Collection.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeuerheerdVintage1947
ColourStill astonishing dark but yellow mature in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetSweet liquorice, cacao, spiciness, ginger, candy, old grocery shop and cinnamon in the nose.Score range17.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with a nice balanced acidity like a Colheita. Very complex and delicious with sweet liquorice and cacao in taste. The finish is very long and very elegant. A lovely port indeed.Average score
Last tasted14th April 2017Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family.
This is probably a Colheita even if you can read Vintage on the neck.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage1947
ColourDark yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBoysenberry, dried fruit, melon, red and dark berry in the nose.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Boysenberry and some mushroom in the taste. Elegant, balanced, complex and very attractive port with a quite long finish. Very good indeed.Average score
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This Fonseca was given from the private cellar of Bruce Guimaraens to a member of the Wine Society 18% belonging to %, Ander G. Åkesson Collection.. It was bottled in London by Berry Bros.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGonzalez- ByassVintage1947
ColourYellow mature in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetSalmiak, liquorice, cacao and dark chocolate in the nose. Lovely bouquet.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Salmiak and cacao in taste. Balanced, complex and very attractive port with a lovely finish.Average score
Last tasted29th July 2014Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHunt, Roope & Co.Vintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBurned sugar. Quite old nose.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Alcoholic but still sweet. Short but interesting finish. Too old now.Average score14.90
Last tasted14th November 2001Point this date14.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinezVintage1947
ColourDark, mature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel and burned sugar. Very complex nose.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Elegant and complex port with a generous and long finish.Average score
Last tasted31st May 1990Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI
HouseMessiasVintage1947
ColourBeautiful tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDried fruit, boysenberry, French plums, melon and mushroom in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and maybe a little old but elegant and balanced. Boysenberry and mushroom in taste. Quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Ander G. Åkesson’s Private Collection.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1947
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour but still rather dark.Number of tastings1
BouquetLots of cacao and dark chocolate but also toffee, old grocery shop and zest of an orange and much more.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and on top. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste. Balanced. Quite sweet and very elegant with a long and very attractive finish!Average score
Last tasted13th December 2016Point this date17.70
CommentJB tasted this in London but SAI and SS tasted it in Malmö on the 26 of December.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Roncao
Robertson
Vintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLovely crème caramel burned sugar, fudge, toffee, candy and old grocery shop in the nose. Wonderful bouquet!Score range16.75 - 17.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Elegant and mature but still in a way peaking. Sweet with toffee, and burned sugar in the flavour. Very complex and balanced with a wonderful finish. Excellent port.Average score17.05
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel with burned sugar and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Elegant and complex with burned sugar in flavour. Wonderful generous and delicious finish. Extraordinary port indeed.Average score
Last tasted21st January 2006Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRebello Valente
Robertson
Vintage1947
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant and complex nose of fudge, candy, toffee and some nuts which continue to develop.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature. Burned sugar, some pharmacy and candy in taste. Sweet and elegant with a balanced, attractive and long finish.Average score
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdals Private Collection.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1947
ColourMature rather dark tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetComplex crème caramel, nuts, fudge and toffee in the nose.Score range17.50 - 18.00
TasteQuite full-body. Very mature but still in a way peaking and attractive. Some sweetness. Taste a lot of fudge and toffee. Complex port, elegant and balanced with a wonderful, exciting, long and lovely finish.Average score17.75
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date18.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdals Private Collection.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSilva & CosensVintage1947
ColourTawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, coffee and cream candy in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and maybe even a little old but very elegant. Balanced and quite complext. Easy to drink and like. Cacao and dark chocolate in taste and very sweet with a very nice finishAverage score
Last tasted14th April 2017Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
This bottle belongs to Anders G. Åkesson’s collection.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTuke Holdsworth
Hunt, Roope & Co
Vintage1947
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetChocolate, butter scotch, toffee, coffee, roses and tea in the nose.Score range16.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and still on top but with some old acidity. Quite balanced and delicate. Elegant and complex with cacao and toffee in flavour and a lovely and attractive finish. Still a lovely and wonderful port but will not be better so just drink it now and enjoy life!Average score17.08
Last tasted18th May 2017Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1947
ColourMature and tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBoysenberry, burned sugar, French plums and some mushroom in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature. Quite elegant and balanced. Melon, boysenberry and mushroom in taste. Easy to drink and very attractive port with a quite long finish. Will not be better.Average score
Last tasted18th April 2013Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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