Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1957

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1957Good to Very good851120

Declared brands that we know of are the following 20:

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:

15th January
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2010
Royal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha 2001
8th January
Boeira 2013
Quinta de Terra Feita
Taylor 2001
7th January
Ramos Pinto 2003
5th January
Quinta de la Rosa 1996
28th December
Burmester 2000
Croft 2000
Dow 2000
Fonseca 2000
Magalhaes 2000
Niepoort 2000
Quinta da Romaneira 2000
Ramos Pinto 2000
Taylor 2000
Vasconcellos 2000


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