Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1974

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment

Declared brands that we know of are the following 13:

1974:A Pinto dos Santos
Fonseca Guimaraens
Quinta da Corte
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta S. Luiz
Vieira de Souza

ColourTawny in colour and not so beautiful.Number of tastings1
BouquetBurned sugar, toffee and some dill in the noseScore range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and even a little old. Burned sugar and dill in taste but with some elegance. Have been better but have a quite long and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted21st March 2013Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
ColourVery mature and yellow in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetToffee, cacao, cinnamon, gingerbread, sweet liquorice and vanilla in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Still sweet but will not be better. Complex and balanced. Toffee, vanilla, gingerbread and muck more in taste. Easy to drink and like with a nice and quite attractive finish with some delicate, seductive old acidity. Very tasty indeed.Average score16.38
Last tasted30th January 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

27th March
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association 1982
Rei Manuel
Real Comp. Velha 1982
13th March
Rocha 1997
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2008
5th March
Blackett 2013
Boeira 2018
Burmester 2017
Butler-Nephew 2003
Butler-Nephew 2017
C. da Silva 2016
DR 2002
Quinta dos Malvedos
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
Quinta do Arnozelo
Burmester 2015
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2009
Quinta do Bomfim
Dow 2019
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 2019
Quinta da Devesa 2018
Quinta da Devesa 2019
Quinta do Javali 2017
Quinta de Marrocos 2011
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2018
Quinta da Pacheca 2003
Pacheca 2017
Pacheca 2018
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2004
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
Quinta da Roeda
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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