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Vintage Port 1958

VintageRatingBroad-
bent
SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1958Very good3842144

Declared brands that we know of are the following 44:

1958:A Pinto dos Santos
Andresen
Averys
Barros
Bestle
Borges
Burmester
Butler Nephew
C. da Silva
Calem
Cockburn
Constantino
Delaforce
Dow's
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca Guimaraens
Gonzalez Byass
Graham's Malvedos
Harvey
Hunt
Kopke
Mackenzie
Martinez
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Foz
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Jordao
Quinta do Junco
Quinta do Milieu
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Sibio
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Royal Oporto
Sandeman
Souza Guedes & Irmao
Tuke Holdsworth
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseBarrosVintage1958
ColourBeautiful, very yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetComplex nose of coffee, cacao, dark chocolate, toffee, fudge, cream candy, ginger and old grocery shop.Score range16.25 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with a lovely and quite attractive and elegant acidity. Balanced with a complex taste of lots of things such as dark chocolate, ginger toffee, some fudge and candy. The finish is very long, attractive and elegant. One of the best Barros ever tasted!Average score16.88
Last tasted23rd December 2018Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBestleVintage1958
ColourYellow mature rim. Thin.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery shy indeed. Ether and pharmacy in the nose.Score range
TasteLight in body, thin, dry and short aftertaste. Must have been much better I hope.Average score
Last tasted20th March 2003Point this date11.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
Said and believed to be Kopke.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage1958
ColourStill rather dark but beautiful, amber and mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, butterscotch, fudge, roasted coffee beans, cacao, some Christmas raisin and candy in the noseScore range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but balanced with some acidity and some old sweetness. A lovely port easy to drink and enjoy now! Complex and with a long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle was from Anders G. Åkesson’s Private Collection.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseConstantinosVintage1958
ColourMature tawny colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMenthol in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature burned sugar taste. Quite old but with complexity and elegance. Have been much better we suppose.Average score
Last tasted25th December 2008Point this date15.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage1958
ColourMature yellow, quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, crème caramel,, honey, mint and some herbs.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium and even light in the body. Mature and peaking. Quite dry and maybe a little “tired” but easy to drink and enjoy. Elegant and quite complex with maybe a little short but nice finish.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1958
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMint, toffee, fudge and much more in the nose.Score range14.50 - 17.00
TasteMature and at its peak. Quite full-bodied. Toffee in flavour. Delicious and balanced with a long lovely and attractive finish. Will not be better but is indeed wonderful with a never ending finish.Average score15.50
Last tasted19th April 2012Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonseca-GuimaraensVintage1958
ColourYellow nearly tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark cherry and old grocery shop in the nose. Elegant aromas.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteRather full-bodied. Sweet. Complex and balanced with burned sugar in flavour and with an elegant finish.Average score
Last tasted25th December 2008Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
This is one of the best 1958 we have had.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGonzalez- ByassVintage1958
ColourBeautiful, still rather dark but amber in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, butter-scotch, fudge, some violet, Christmas raisin, cherry, cacao, dark chocolate, coffee in the nose.Score range17.75 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking, absolutely on top! Balanced with some elegant sweetness. Toffee, butterscotch, crème caramel and a lot of other things in the taste. Wonderful port with a long, attractive and complex finish.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdals Private Collection.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHarveyVintage1958
ColourRather dark but beautiful amber, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of butter-scotch, cream candy, bonbons, cacao and much more in the nose.Score range17.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Cannot be better and is absolutely on top! Elegant with some balanced acidity and old lovely sweetness. Butterscotch and cacao in taste. The finish is very long and very attractive. A lovely port indeed.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopke (Believed)
Bestle
Vintage1958
ColourYellow mature colour. Thin.Number of tastings1
BouquetVery shy indeed. Ether.Score range
TasteLight in body, thin, dry and short aftertaste. Must have been much better we hope.Average score
Last tasted20th March 2003Point this date11.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
Bestle was a Danish Wine Merchant.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Taylor
Vintage1958
ColourLight tawny in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetElegant fudge, sweetness, butter-scotch, and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. A light and very mature port with fudge in flavour. Rather complex with butter-scotch and sweetness in taste. Balanced and quite elegant with a quite interesting but rather short finish.Average score16.13
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle was from Anders G. Åkesson’s Private Collection.

In 2016 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 Jordao
Real Vinicola
Vintage1958
ColourStill rather dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCinnamon, some varnish but also toffee, butter-scotch, and Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range16.25 - 17.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Quite elegant port. Toffee and butter-scotch in the taste. Complex and balanced port with a surprisingly attractive finish.Average score16.63
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 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 Junco
Borges & Irmao
Vintage1958
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow, mature edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetChristmas spiciness, cacao, dark chocolate, orange zest but rather flat and dull in the nose.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and probably peaking. Balanced but rather dull in taste but some cacao and spiciness exist. Still however some complexity and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 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 NovalVintage1958
ColourBeautiful, yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetCrème caramel, butter-scotch, cacao. Mint, dark chocolate, Christmas raisin and some orange zest in the nose.Score range15.00 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Balanced and very attractive port. Butterscotch and cacao in taste. This is a very elegant and complex port on top so had you any bottles left drink it. Will not be better and the finish is delicious!Average score16.17
Last tasted13th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentJB tasted this in London but SAI and SS tasted it in Malmö on the 26 of December.

In 2016 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 Noval NacionalVintage1958
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetElegant but a bit alcoholic and pharmacy in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and a bit old in flavour but complex and certain elegant. Long and quite nice finish.Average score16.00
Last tasted12th March 1998Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI
HouseSandemanVintage1958
ColourBeautiful, yellow mature almost amber in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetGinger, cinnamon, butter-scotch, berry, some orange, toffee and crème caramel and even some Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range16.90 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and maybe even over its peak but sweet and elegant. Cinnamon, coffee, butter-scotch, spiciness and much more in flavour. A long and very attractive finish.Average score17.13
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdals Private Collection.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSouza, Guedes & IrmaoVintage1958
ColourMature yellow and amber in colour. Quite beautiful.Number of tastings2
BouquetCoffee, tea, cacao, butterscotch some crème caramel and Christmas spiciness and mint in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and on top. Crème caramel and butterscotch and much more in taste. Balanced, with lovely sweetness and elegant port with a complex and long finish. Very good indeed.Average score16.20
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTuke Holdsworth
Hunt, Roope & Co
Vintage1958
ColourMature yellow almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetViolet, spring flower, some candy, toffee and mint and also wormwood in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.50
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and at its peak. Toffee and flowers in flavour. Complex and balanced port with a quite attractive finish.Average score16.72
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle was from Anders G. Åkesson’s Private Collection.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1958
ColourStill rather dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetLovely bouquet of herbs, pepper, coffee, figs, butter-scotch, crème caramel and much more in the nose.Score range16.25 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Absolutely on top! Balanced with a hint of acidity and some lovely old sweetness! Flavour of butter-scotch and old grocery shop. Complex and attractive port with a long and perfect finish. Wonderful just now but drink up.Average score16.91
Last tasted22nd November 2016Point this date17.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage1958
ColourStill rather dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetSweetness, candy, butter-scotch, Christmas spiciness, cacao and liquorice in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and absolutely on top! Balanced and complex port with butterscotch and candy in taste. Very elegant with a quite long and very attractive finish.Average score16.42
Last tasted17th November 2016Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 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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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
Lidador
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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