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Vintage Port 1957

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1957Good to Very good851120

Declared brands that we know of are the following 20:

1957:A Pinto dos Santos
Andresen
Barros
Butler Nephew
Cockburn
Dow's
Feist
Feuerheerd
Flagman
Fonseca Guimaraens
Gonzalez Byass
Graham's Malvedos
Hooper
Mackenzie
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Noval
Real Companhia Velha
Royal Oporto
Sandeman
Wiese & Krohn

HouseCockburnVintage1957
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
HouseFeistVintage1957
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
HouseFeuerheerdVintage1957
ColourYellow, mature and beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, crème caramel, cream candy, roses and ginger in the nose.Score range17.00 - 17.00
TasteQuite wonderful body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and very complex and elegant. Lots of crème caramel, toffee, crème candy, ginger and much more in taste and with a lovely, round and attractive finish. Will not be better so drink up and just love this port.Average score
Last tasted30th July 2022Point this date17.00
CommentTasted at home with the family
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
HouseMackenzieVintage1957
ColourYellow mature, very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, cacao, chocolate, mint, creme candy, candy and much more in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteMature and peaking with just a hint of old acidity which we appreciated very much. Balanced, very complex and lots of flavours such as toffee, crème candy, candy and so on. Very elegant with a lovely, wonderful, long and complex finish. What a Port! Drink it and enjoy it!Average score
Last tasted10th September 2022Point this date17.40
CommentTasted at home with the family on Port Wine Day
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1957
ColourYellow, very mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCacao, chocolate, toffee, violet crème candy, crème caramel and coffee in the nose.Score range16.75 - 17.75
TasteMature and peaking. Balanced but quite sweet. Lots of tastes such as cacao, toffee, chocolate, crème caramel and other lovely things. Very complex and very attractive port from a rare vintage. Excellent, very long and wonderful finish which never seem to end. What a port!Average score17.25
Last tasted10th September 2022Point this date17.75
CommentTasted at home with the family on Port Wine Day.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage1957
ColourStill medium dark brilliant ruby with yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, crème caramel, cream candy, cacao, liquorice and ginger in the nose.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteLovely body. Mature and peaking but with some very soft but attractive tannins and will maybe even develop a little more. Balanced and very attractive with toffee, crème caramel and lots of liquorice in the mouth. The finish is very complex and long. A wonderful, very exciting port indeed! Just drink it and love it!Average score
Last tasted30th July 2022Point this date17.25
CommentTasted at home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

13th November
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1991
12th November
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1961
Graham´s Malvedos 1961
29th October
Quinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto 2007
28th October
Churchill 2007
22nd October
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2008
21st October
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2010
8th October
Quinta de Santa Julia 2003
5th October
Burmester 1997
Dalva
C. da Silva 1982
Graham 2003
Messias 2005
Niepoort 1985
Quinta do Noval 1995
Wiese & Krohn 2003

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