Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1957

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1957Good to Very good851119

Declared brands that we know of are the following 19:

1957:A Pinto dos Santos
Butler Nephew
Fonseca Guimaraens
Gonzalez Byass
Graham's Malvedos
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Noval
Real Companhia Velha
Royal Oporto
Wiese & Krohn

ColourOrange amber almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBurned sugar, Christmas spiciness, some pharmacy, cream toffee, French prune, raisin, dried figs in the nose.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and even a little old. Still balanced and complex. Spiciness and dried fruit in taste with a long, attractive and quite imposing finish.Average score
Last tasted29th November 2015Point this date17.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetGinger bread and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little old. Elegant and very good. Still very attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted8th January 2009Point this date15.75
CommentAt the 18% Wine Club tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGonzalez- ByassVintage1957
ColourVery yellow, almost olive green in the rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDar chocolate, cacao, toffee, crème caramel and dried figs in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Very mature indeed and maybe even a little old. Still quite sweet. Quite elegant and cacao and toffee in taste. Nice finish.Average score
Last tasted29th July 2014Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, toffee, violet and coffee in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet. Complex and attractive port from a rare vintage. Excellent finish. Very good indeed.Average score
Last tasted29th November 1993Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Last tasted:

24th October
Caves Santa Marta 2000
17th October
Quinta da Corte 2015
Quinta da Corte 2017
16th October
Dom Joaquim
Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
11th October
Caves Santa Marta 1999
10th October
Smith Woodhouse 2005
9th October
Poca Jr. 1999
6th October
Taylor 1963
5th October
Gould Campbell 1980
3rd October
Quinta dos Malvedos
Graham 2006


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