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Vintage Port 1966

VintageRatingBroad-
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SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1966Outstanding5932944

Declared brands that we know of are the following 44:

1966:A Pinto dos Santos
Adams
Andresen
Averys
Barros
Berry Bros
Burmester
Butler Nephew
Calem
Constantino
Croft
Delaforce
Dow's
Feist
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Flagman
Fonseca
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Hunt
Kopke
Mackenzie
Messias
Miguels
Morgan
Niepoort
Offley Boa Vista
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Foz
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Cachao
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Ramos Pinto
Rebello Valente
Sandeman
Silva Reis
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Tuke Holdsworth
Vieira de Souza
Warre

HouseBarrosVintage1966
ColourYellow mature colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetPharmacy and lovely plum and chocolate in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.90
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and at its peak. The taste is a bit all over the place. Plum in flavour. Quite attractive finish.Average score16.56
Last tasted29th May 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBurmesterVintage1966
ColourYellow, beautifully mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetCrème caramel, old grocery shop and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.40
TasteRather full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Elegant and complex port with an attractive and lovely finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle was not quite OK. Notes from July 2000. This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCalemVintage1966
ColourBeautiful yellow and amber in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely bouquet of cacao, dark chocolate, coffee, gingerbread, cinnamon, old grocery shop and flowers in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteFull-bodied. Mature, peaking and absolutely on top! Quite sweet but balanced and very elegant. Cacao, dark chocolate, coffee, gingerbread, cinnamon and much more in taste. Very complex indeed with a marvellous and sensational finish which never seem to end. What a port!Average score
Last tasted19th November 2016Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen, Germany.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Germany. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage1966
ColourBeautiful, yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings13
BouquetVery elegant and classic style. Complex bouquet of toffee, butterscotch, cream candy, fudge and old grocery shop.Score range16.50 - 17.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Butterscotch, toffee and candy in taste. For some of us very elegant with a long, lovely and attractive finish.Average score17.01
Last tasted28th November 2017Point this date17.00
CommentIn our Private Wine Club.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage1966
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetToffee, fudge, candy and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range17.25 - 18.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and will not be better. Burned sugar and toffee in flavour. Dry. Complex and generous with a wonderful finish. Lovely port.Average score17.74
Last tasted28th April 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeistVintage1966
ColourYellow tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMature complex nose mostly crème caramel and ginger.Score range
TasteMedium body. Fully mature. A bit alcoholic and an old, not quite balanced finish.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1966
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetChocolate and plum aromas with some ether. Maybe a bit old in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Very mature. A bit alcoholic but quite okay in balanced and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage1966
ColourStill rather dark with a mature, beautiful yellow colour.Number of tastings15
BouquetRipe nose of candy, toffee, coffee, tea, crème caramel, butterscotch and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range17.00 - 18.00
TasteFull-bodied. Complex, delicious and balanced with taste of dark cherry, candy, cacao, toffee and crème caramel. Matured and peaking. A complex and wonderful long finish. Excellent port. The finish seem never to end!Average score17.50
Last tasted8th May 2018Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Port Forum Tasting in London, Great Britain.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGould CampbellVintage1966
ColourMature yellow and very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetSpicy with cinnamon, ginger, roasted coffee, old grocery shop, cream candy and crème caramel in the nose.Score range16.25 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied Mature and peaking. Balanced and complex. Peppery, roasted coffee, cinnamon and much more in taste. Elegant and lovely port with a long and very attractive finish. Will not be better so enjoy it now!Average score16.75
Last tasted21st August 2017Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGrahamVintage1966
ColourMature yellow very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings23
BouquetLiquorice, coffee, ginger, cinnamon, figs, sweet candy, cacao and much more in the nose. Very complex indeed.Score range16.50 - 18.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature. Elegant and quite sweet. Balanced and very tasty of figs, toffee, sweet candy, some cacao and cinnamon with a complex and never ending finish. Lovely port! Now peaking and must be enjoyed.Average score17.27
Last tasted21st September 2019Point this date17.90
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage1966
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetPharmacy and some burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Taste of nuts and chocolate. Mature and maybe old but with an elegant finish. Have been better.Average score16.01
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMiguelsVintage1966
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetYellow plums, French plums and fudge in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. On top. Balanced and rather elegant. Easy to drink and like. Yellow plums and fudge in taste with a sweet and quite attractive finish. Will not be better so drink up and enjoy.Average score
Last tasted27th May 2017Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family and some wine friends.

In 2017 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Malmö, Sweden. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1966
ColourMature yellow colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, tea and old grocery shop in bouquet.Score range17.90 - 17.90
TasteFull- bodied. Mature and at its peak. Complex and elegant Dry with a balanced and fantastic finish. A really great port.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date17.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1966
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour but still rather dark.Number of tastings7
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge, toffee, cream candy and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.25
TasteFull bodied. Sweet. Mature and at its peak. Toffee, cream candy and crème caramel in taste. Balanced and very complex and attractive with a long and lovely finish. Quite elegant. Lovely port!Average score16.94
Last tasted28th November 2017Point this date17.00
CommentIn our Private Wine Club.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuarles HarrisVintage1966
ColourMature yellow colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel and complex burned sugar.Score range
TasteMedium body. Mature. Complex and balanced with a good finish. Quite good and at its peak.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2006 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 Bomfim
Dow
Vintage1966
ColourYellow beautiful mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex pharmacy, hospital and old grocery shop.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Elegant with complexity and a very long and wonderful dry finish.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date17.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2006 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 Cachao
Messias
Vintage1966
ColourVery beautiful mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPale cherry, minty, nuts, stone fruit and some mushroom in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and even some volatile acidity but also a mushroom taste which was disturbing. Should have been enjoyed ages ago but still a rather nice finish.Average score
Last tasted4th August 2015Point this date15.00
CommentThe family on vacation in Skagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1966
ColourVery yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings12
BouquetMint, menthol, some cacao, chocolate old grocery shop and eucalyptus in the nose but also with a hint of zest from an orangeScore range16.25 - 17.50
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and absolutely peaking but with some uncontrolled acidity. Quite sweet. Eucalyptus, mint, cacao and orange zest in taste. Rather complex and balanced with a very generous and nice finish.Average score16.68
Last tasted22nd March 2019Point this date16.75
CommentTasted in our Private Wine Club.

In 2006 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 NacionalVintage1966
ColourDark blue with yellow mature colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetGinger bread and cinnamon in the nose. Quite complex.Score range16.90 - 18.25
TasteFull-bodied. Quite mature but long way left. Complex and balanced. Lovely long finish. Very elegant indeed.Average score17.55
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage1966
ColourQuite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetBurned sugar and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Mature at its peak and maybe a little old. Alcoholic in flavour. Quite nice finish but had been much better we hope.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date15.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRebello Valente
Robertson
Vintage1966
ColourBright yellow mature in colour. Beautiful indeed.Number of tastings7
BouquetViolet, liquorice, dried fruit and zest from an orange in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.75
TasteHardly medium body. Mature and peaking with some lovely acidity. Violet and zests from an orange in flavour. Elegant and complex port. Very easy to like and to drink. Long and quite attractive finish.Average score16.16
Last tasted9th June 2018Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Rebello Valente tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1966
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings17
BouquetComplex crème caramel, menthol, ginger, coffee and cinnamon in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Very complex with flavour of cinnamon and crème caramel. Long and lovely finish.Average score16.51
Last tasted17th July 2012Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSmith WoodhouseVintage1966
ColourDark but with a yellow mature colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao and burned sugar in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and on top. Not as complex as expected. Burned sugar in flavour and a nice quite long finish.Average score
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTaylorVintage1966
ColourStill quite dark but of course yellow mature colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetCoffee, cacao, chocolate, some violets, old grocery shop and crème caramel in the nose.Score range17.00 - 18.50
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and probably peaking but still with soft and old tannin and will maybe be better. Complex and perfectly balanced. Toffee, some violet old grocery shop and of course much more in taste. A very attractive port with a long and nearly never ending finish. We just love this port.Average score17.79
Last tasted8th May 2018Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Port Forum Tasting in London, Great Britain.

In 2006 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1966
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetLovely violet, cacao, coffee, tea and ginger in the nose.Score range16.75 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Sweet and elegant port. Complex. Lovely and long attractive finish.Average score17.17
Last tasted21st September 2006Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection. 1 bottle has been defect.

In 2006 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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