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

ColourVery mature yellow in colour almost as a light tawny.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, crème chocolate, crème caramel, toffee and maybe some herbs in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some old quite lovely acidity. Balanced and rather complex, very easy to drink with a quite long but not so impressive finish.Average score
Last tasted30th January 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourVery beautiful, mature and yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCream candy, toffee, candy, some herbs such as dill and old grocery shop in the noseScore range15.25 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some wonderful old acidity in taste but of course also toffee, candy and cream candy. Balanced and quite elegant with a quite lovely, long and rather complex finishsAverage score15.88
Last tasted29th January 2023Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
ColourPale ruby with mature, yellow rim and very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetLovely bouquet of violet, toffee, cacao, cinnamon, gingerbread, sweet liquorice and vanilla in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and really peaking. Balanced, quite sweet but very complex. Violet, toffee, vanilla, gingerbread and muck more in taste. The finish is lovely, very long, delicate and very attractive. This port is unbelievable good just now!Average score16.40
Last tasted10th March 2023Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at a Quinta de Vargellas Tasting in Hansen’s Cellar, Haderslev, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

11th March
Cruz 1989
10th March
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1967
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1968
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1969
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1970
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1972
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1974
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1976
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1978
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1982
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1984
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1986
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1987
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1988
Quinta de Vargellas
Taylor 1991
Quinta do Silval
Quinta do Noval 1983


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