Est. 2011

Vintage Port 1974

SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment

Declared brands that we know of are the following 12:

1974:A Pinto dos Santos
Fonseca Guimaraens
Quinta da Corte
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta de Vargellas
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:

9th May
Gilberts 1999
Quinta da Romaneira 2003
8th May
Vinha de Castelo Melhor 2011
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2012
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2013
2nd May
Rocha 1999
1st May
Quinta do Retiro Novo
Wiese & Krohn 2011
25th April
Caves de Murca 2007
21st April
Bioma Vinha Velha
Niepoort 2009
Butler-Nephew 1982
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
Gould Campbell 1980
Pocas Jr 2007
Quinta de Agua Alta
Churchill 1983
Quinta do Rio
Churchill 2002
Vale da Mina 2003
Quinta do Vesuvio 2007
Reccua 2003
van Zellers 1985


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