Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1968

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment

Declared brands that we know of are the following 11:

1968:C. da Silva
Fonseca Guimaraens
Graham's Malvedos
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Real Companhia Velha
Royal Oporto

HouseC. da SilvaVintage1968
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetToffee, fudge some liquorice and butterscotch in the nose.Score range15.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. At its best now and maybe a hint of oldness? However, balanced and elegant. Very enjoyable indeed. Toffee and butterscotch in taste with a rather complex and very enjoyable finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetClosed in the nose. Mostly dark cherry and mulberry aroma.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Sweet. Easy to drink. Mature and a bit old but with a wonderful finishAverage score
Last tasted24th January 2008Point this date15.40
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1968
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetComplex coffee, toffee, crème caramel and cacao in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and peaking. Will not be better but is very delicate today to drink and enjoy. Toffee and crème caramel in taste. Elegant and complex with a nice and very long and attractive finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score16.38
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetChristmas raisin, violet, clove, old grocery shop and Christmas spiciness in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Raisin and spiciness in flavour. Complex and balanced. Easy to drink and like. Quite long and attractive finish.Average score16.41
Last tasted15th December 2014Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage1968
ColourBeautiful mature, yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, dark chocolate, cream candy, figs, bitter almond, anise and cardamom in the noseScore range17.50 - 17.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking and will not be better. Balanced, complex and quite attractive and sweet. Dark chocolate, bitter almond, some cacao, anise and cardamom in taste. Very tasty indeed with a long and quite attractive finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy and quite remarkable for the vintage yearAverage score
Last tasted25th December 2018Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetToffee, fudge, cacao, roasted coffee beans and spring flowers in the nose.Score range15.90 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some lovely and attractive tannins and old acidity. Toffee, cacao and roasted coffee beans in taste. Easy to drink and like with a very attractive and quite long finish. Old port is wonderful!Average score16.58
Last tasted9th May 2018Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Sandman’s Masterclass at The Big Fortified Tasting in London, Great Britain.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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Boeira 2018
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Butler-Nephew 2003
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DR 2002
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Graham 2010
Kopke 2017
Kranemann 2009
Kranemann 2018
Messias 2018
Noble & Murat 2016
Pocas Jr 2013
Portal 2007
Quarles Harris 1977
Quarles Harris 1980
Quevedo 2016
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Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2019
Quinta da Devesa 2018
Quinta da Devesa 2019
Quinta do Javali 2017
Quinta de Marrocos 2011
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Pacheca 2017
Pacheca 2018
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Wiese & Krohn 2004
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Croft 1995
Quinta de la Rosa 2018
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2014
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2005
Quinta Seara d’Ordens 2019
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2002
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira
Dow 2019
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2016
Quinta das Tecedeiras 2017
Quinta do Vale Meao 2014
Quinta do Vale Meao 2015
Quinta do Vale Meao 2016
Quinta do Vale Meao 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 2005
Quinta do Vesuvio 2001
Rio Bom 2007
San Leonardo 2015
Taylor 2018
Vasques de Carvalho 2016
Viera de Sousa 2015
Warre 2000
Wiese & Krohn 2003
Wiese & Krohn 2005


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