Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1959

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1959Very poor-3

Declared brands that we know of are the following 3:

San Bertino

HouseSan BertinoVintage1959
ColourYellow, almost light tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, candy, raisin and dried fruit and a little grubby in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a little old on taste but balanced and still rather complex. Cream candy, toffee and grubby in taste with a nice and quite attractive finish. Easy to drink and like but but has probably been better.Average score
Last tasted26th May 2018Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel and old grocery shop in nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Elegant and complex Long and delicious finish. Quite extraordinary for the vintage.Average score
Last tasted27th April 2001Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% trip to Douro, Portugal.
This was the only house declared this vintage to our knowledge.

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