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Vintage Port 1977

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1977Classic5973361

Declared brands that we know of are the following 61:

1977:A Pinto dos Santos
Barros
Berry Bros
Burmester
Cabral
Calem
Cockburn
Coreira
Croft
Dalva
Delaforce
Diez
Dow's
F. Lopes
Feist
Ferreira
Feuerheerd
Fonseca
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Guedes
Hooper
Hutcheson
Joven
Kopke
Maia
Martins
Messias
Morano
Morgan
Niepoort
Offley Boa Vista
Pedro Lopez
Players
Pocas Junior
Porto Rocha
Presidential
Quarles Harris
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta do Cachao
Quinta do Corval
Quinta do Junco
Quinta do Panascal
Quinta do Sibio
Quinta S. Luiz
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Rebello Valente
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sandeman
Seguro
Silva Reis
Skeffington
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Terras
Vieira de Souza
Warre

HouseBarrosVintage1977
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegance buttery and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.00 - 14.00
TasteMature and maybe start drying out. Medium body. Well balanced but a rather short finish. Not a good bottle.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2010Point this date14.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBurmesterVintage1977
ColourYellow mature almost tawny in colourNumber of tastings9
BouquetEther, pharmacy and a bit alcoholic nose. Quite old in the bouquet.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteMature but a bit tired. Still elegant and complex with medium body and a complex quite attractive finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted19th May 2011Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCalemVintage1977
ColourVery mature and yellow in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetGingerbread, cinnamon, dried fruit, toffee, some cacao and coffee in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.40
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Mature and now peaking but still with some soft tannin. Gingerbread and toffee in taste. Balanced and quite sweet. A complex port very easy to drink and like today with a very attractive finish.Average score16.93
Last tasted19th November 2016Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Calem tasting in Leverkusen, Germany.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Germany. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCockburnVintage1977
ColourYellow mature in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetCacao, gingerbread, cream candy, some liquorice and Christmas spiciness.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium, body. Mature and peaking. Christmas spiciness in taste. Balanced and quite dry. Complex and easy to enjoy. Lovely port with a nice and long finish.Average score
Last tasted14th December 2015Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCoreira
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1977
ColourYellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSweet liquorice, toffee, dried fruit, some cacao and raisin in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and maybe even a little tired but still very enjoyable. Will not be better so drink up. Still balanced and quite elegant with a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted5th January 2017Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage1977
ColourBeautiful, mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings14
BouquetVery complex dark chocolate, candy, toffee, crème caramel, candy and sweet liquorice in the nose.Score range15.00 - 17.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Excellent, matured and peaking. Will keep for a long time. Cacao, toffee, candy and crème caramel in taste. Perfect balanced and very complex port with an attractive and wonderful long finish. This is a very good port indeed.Average score16.22
Last tasted16th May 2022Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home in 8th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetButterscotch, cream candy, burned sugar, crème caramel in the nose.Score range14.40 - 16.00
TasteLight body. Sweet. Mature and even maybe a little tired but with some round old acidity. Butterscotch, a little burned sugar and crème caramel in flavour with a nice and quite delicate finish. A light sweet port which is very easy to drink.Average score15.20
Last tasted20th February 2021Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDelaforceVintage1977
ColourPale ruby with yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetCinnamon, ginger, cacao, some spiciness and coffee in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Elegant and balanced. A lovely port. Spiciness and ginger in taste with a long wonderful and attractive finish.Average score16.33
Last tasted16th May 2022Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at home in 8th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDiez HermanosVintage1977
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetLovely herbal, ginger, liquorice, sweet candy and toffee in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Liquorice, ginger, herbal and candy in taste but quite dry. Complex and delicious with an elegant finish. Delicious port indeed.Average score16.29
Last tasted22nd May 2020Point this date16.90
CommentAt home with the family.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage1977
ColourMature, yellow in colour.Number of tastings26
BouquetCacao, coffee beans, toffee, chocolate, vanilla, marzipan and old grocery shop in the noseScore range15.75 - 16.90
TasteAlmost full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Will probably not be much better. Toffee, some spiciness, cacao, chocolate and vanilla in flavour. Quite dry but complex and balanced port. The finish is long, complex and quite attractive. Just drink it and love this port!Average score16.48
Last tasted16th February 2022Point this date16.75
CommentTasted at home in 6th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
One bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseF. Lopes
Douro Wine Shippers and Association
Vintage1977
ColourYellow, mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCream candy, herbs, ginger, toffee and a hint of coffee in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better but is balanced an elegant today. Quite complex and tasty with candy, toffee, some herbs and ginger in the mouth. The finish is quite lovely and delicate. Drink up and just enjoy a nice and mature port.Average score
Last tasted28th March 2021Point this date16.50
CommentTasted at home with the family and our German Port Wine Friends from World of Port.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFeistVintage1977
ColourQuite beautiful tawny in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetHerbs, spiciness with gingerbread, spring flowers, oranges, coffee, tea and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range14.90 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Full matured and at its peak. Will not be better at all but lovely to drink and enjoyed today but drink up. Elegant and very sweet. Lots of different tastes such as herbs, ginger, oranges and all in an old grocery shop and the finish is delicate indeed.Average score15.38
Last tasted9th October 2021Point this date16.40
CommentTasted in a wine friend’s home.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1977
ColourPale garnet with mature yellow and amber rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetMint, butterscotch, roses and orange zest in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteMedium-bodied. Elegant. Herbs and butterscotch in a flavour. Mature and peaking. Balanced but rather sweet port. Normally this performs better than this last bottle.Average score16.11
Last tasted26th September 2020Point this date15.25
CommentAt Henrik Lilja's Ferreira tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage1977
ColourBeautiful yellow and mature in colour.Number of tastings49
BouquetCinnamon, spring flowers, orange, cacao, chocolate, liquorice, toffee, fudge, violets, some herbs and crème caramel aroma. Very complex indeed.Score range16.75 - 18.50
TasteFull-bodied. Rather mature but will probably develop more and be better. Wonderful in the mouth with cinnamon, liquorice, fudge, cacao, violet, crème caramel and lots of other things. Very complex, elegant and balanced port with a long and attractive finish which never seem to end. Marvellous port indeed! Just drink it and enjoy life!Average score17.70
Last tasted16th May 2022Point this date18.25
CommentTasted at home in 8th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGould CampbellVintage1977
ColourStill very dark ruby but mature yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings15
BouquetDark chocolate, cacao, blackberry, herbs and cream candy in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.00
TasteFull- bodied. Mature and on top but will maybe be better. Dark chocolate, cacao, cream candy in taste. Quite complex and balanced with a rather long but dry finish.Average score16.46
Last tasted16th May 2022Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at home in 8th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGrahamVintage1977
ColourMature, yellow and very attractive in colour.Number of tastings33
BouquetChocolate, mulberry, cacao, violet and spring flowers, a hint of roasted coffee and liquorice in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.75
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking but still with a hint of tannin and will maybe be better. Cacao, toffee, crème caramel and spring flowers in taste. Elegant and complex with a balanced and a long attractive finish. As always a lovely port and very easy to drink and enjoy!Average score16.94
Last tasted31st July 2021Point this date17.50
CommentTaste at home with the family.
This bottle was a Magnum.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGuedes
Comp. Geral de Agriculture das Vinhos
Vintage1977
ColourYellow mature quite beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSome ether, old hospital and pharmacy rather attractive in the nose.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and even old with some unbalanced acidity but still quite elegant and attractive. Easy to drink and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted15th April 2017Point this date14.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHooperVintage1977
ColourYellow mature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetNot quite nice nose. Unclean barrels?Score range13.50 - 13.50
TasteMedium body. Mature. Flavour and finish ok but the bouquet is not good at all.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date13.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection. *This bottle was not OK

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHutchesonVintage1977
ColourMature yellow colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetComplex crème caramel burned sugar and more in the bouquet.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Elegant and complex with a lovely finish. Surprisingly good and elegant.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseJovenVintage1977
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, crème caramel, cacao and some roasted coffee in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking but still with some very soft tannin. Balanced and quite elegant port. Will probably not be better but is very enjoyable now. Quite long and rather complex finish.Average score
Last tasted5th January 2017Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage1977
ColourMature, bright yellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, milk chocolate, crème caramel, coffee, cream candy and ginger in the nose.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better but is wonderful to drink today. Balanced, very elegant and quite complex. Very tasty with crème caramel, milk chocolate, cacao, ginger and candy. The finish is quite long and attractive. Drink and enjoy it now!Average score
Last tasted26th February 2022Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMaia
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1977
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, chocolate, crème caramel, candy, herbs and some spiciness such as ginger in the nose.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Lovely to drink today. Balanced, elegant and quite complex with crème caramel, cacao, chocolate, herbs and ginger in the mouth. Very tasty with a long, quite attractive and very elegant finish. Just drink it and love it.Average score
Last tasted26th February 2022Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinsVintage1977
ColourQuite pale amber in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetRather simple bouquet of dried fruit and figs in the noseScore range15.00 - 15.00
TasteA very light port. Mature and even a little tired with dried fruit in taste. Maybe a little sweetness and with a quite nice finish but should have been enjoyed ages ago.Average score
Last tasted28th July 2015Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMontebello
Douro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1977
ColourBright yellow and tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, butterscotch, orange zest, some oak and crème caramel in taste.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Very mature and peaking. Balanced and elegant. Quite a lot of taste with butterscotch, crème caramel and toffee dominating. Very sweet with a long and very attractive finishAverage score
Last tasted9th January 2021Point this date16.75
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMorano
Duoro Wine Shippers and Growers Association
Vintage1977
ColourYellow mature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetChocolate and liquorice in nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak with an elegant and balanced finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMorganVintage1977
ColourYellow mature nearly tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCoffee, tea and old grocery shop in nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top with elegance and very tasty. Lovely finish and attractive port.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2010Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1977
ColourDark blue with a yellow mature rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel and burned sugar in the nose.Score range17.75 - 17.75
TasteFull-bodied. Still a bit immature but elegant and complex. The finish is wonderful and generous. Lovely port.Average score
Last tasted6th November 2010Point this date17.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 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 VistaVintage1977
ColourMature yellow but rather dark in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetRaisin, roses and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteRather full-bodied. Dry. Mature and peaking but possibly some very soft tannin left. Quite tasty and elegant with a lovely and quite long finish.Average score16.39
Last tasted8th November 2014Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with some friends

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePlayers
C. da Silva
Vintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and ether in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Very mature and easy to drink and like. Quite complex and balanced and a nice finish.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePocas JrVintage1977
ColourMature yellow in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetChocolate, coffee and tea in the nose.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteFull-bodied. Mature Elegant and complex with a generous finish. Best Poca so far we ever have had.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuarles HarrisVintage1977
ColourBeautiful pale ruby, mature yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings34
BouquetDelicious and generous mature nose of cacao, dark chocolate, toffee, butter scotch, ginger, cream candy, sweet-meats and dried figs.Score range16.00 - 17.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Will not be better but is delicious and very attractive now. Wonderful taste of toffee, cacao, dried fruit, sweet meats and fudge. Elegant with a long balanced and attractive finish. Just drink it now and enjoy. This is a wonderful port!Average score16.65
Last tasted16th May 2022Point this date17.40
CommentTasted at home in 8th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
1 bottle has been defect

In 2010 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
Vintage1977
ColourYellow mature quite elegant colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetLiquorice, coffee, tea, cacao, toffee, fudge, some spiciness and much more in the nose. Very complex indeed.Score range17.50 - 17.75
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and at its peak but will last. Perfect balance and very complex and elegant port with taste of sweet liquorice, toffee, cacao, chocolate, some spiciness and much more. A marvellous finish which never seem to end. A wonderful port. Just drink it and love it!Average score17.63
Last tasted16th February 2022Point this date17.50
CommentTasted at home in 6th International Online Vintage Tasting with our German Port Friends from World of Port.
One bottle has been defect.

In 2010 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
Vintage1977
ColourYellow tawny in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetBurned sugar, burned caramel and nuts in the nose.Score range16.75 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and even a bit old. Burned sugar in flavour. Elegant and complex with an attractive and quite good finish.Average score16.75
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
*This bottle was defect. Notes from a tasting 12 November 2007.

In 2010 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 Corval
Real Comp. Velha
Vintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and hospital in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Very mature. Balanced and elegant with a good and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date16.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta Sao Luiz
Kopke
Vintage1977
ColourYellow, very light and mature colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetSpring flowers, candy and red fruit in the nose.Score range14.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Feminine port. Mature and on top. Candy in the taste with a nice and good finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score15.30
Last tasted6th April 2013Point this date15.90
CommentIn a Port Wine Lover’s home

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetUnattractive and old nose.Score range13.00 - 13.00
TasteMedium body. Volatile acidity. Old and unbalanced. Not a good bottle.Average score
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date13.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal’s Private Collection. *Defect bottle.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage1977
ColourTurbid but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème candy, some crème caramel which disappeared rather soon, and replaced by some pharmacy in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and even old with some volatile acidity. Mostly pharmacy in taste and not quite balanced but rather good and not hard to enjoy and swallow. Drink up if you have any bottles left. This port will soon dye!Average score
Last tasted24th December 2015Point this date15.25
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal Vinicola
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1977
ColourQuite dark with yellow rim colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetLiquorice and cinnamon in the nose.Score range15.50 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and maybe a little more. Sweet. Rather complex port. Balanced and a nice, attractive finish.Average score15.50
Last tasted4th November 2010Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2010 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
Vintage1977
ColourStill rather dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings10
BouquetToffee, cacao, crème caramel and gingerbread in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteAlmost full-body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better but balanced and very elegant port. Cacao, dark chocolate and some spiciness in taste. Sweet. Easy to drink and enjoy with a long and very attractive finish. A lovely port indeed.Average score16.02
Last tasted9th June 2018Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Rebello Valente tasting in Hørsholm, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1977
ColourTurbid but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème candy, some crème caramel which disappeared rather soon, and replaced by some pharmacy in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and even old with some volatile acidity. Mostly pharmacy in taste and not quite balanced but rather good and not hard to enjoy and swallow. Drink up if you have any bottles left. This port will soon dye!Average score
Last tasted24th December 2015Point this date15.25
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage1977
ColourBeautiful mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCoffee, tea, cacao and ginger in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and at its peak. Very elegant, complex and good port with a lovely long finish. The best Rozes we have ever had.Average score16.20
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date16.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.
This bottle belongs to Gerda and Ole Vesterdal Private Collection.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1977
ColourMature, beautiful yellow in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetLiquorice, crème caramel, toffee, Christmas raisin, cream candy and spiciness such as cinnamon and ginger in the nose.Score range16.75 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and at its peak. Balanced and elegant and maybe a little sweet. Very complex and attractive port with a long, very attractive and generous finish. Very good indeed. Will keep for long!Average score16.91
Last tasted26th November 2021Point this date16.90
CommentTasted at a Master class with Luis Sottomayor at Portweinmesse 2021 in Leverkusen, Germany.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSeguro
Pocas Jr
Vintage1977
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetChocolate, coffee and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteFull-bodied. Immature and still lots of tannin. Complex with a generous finish. Very promising and I think will be a very good and interesting port.Average score
Last tasted2nd October 1985Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI
HouseSilva ReisVintage1977
ColourMature almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetBurned sugar, fudge, crème caramel but not quite clean in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and past its peak. Dry. Burned sugar in taste. Quite complex and a nice and interesting but short finish.Average score15.28
Last tasted30th July 2013Point this date14.75
CommentAt home with the family.
3 bottles have been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSmith WoodhouseVintage1977
ColourStill rather dark but mature yellow in colour.Number of tastings16
BouquetLovely nose with cream candy, sweet liquorice, herbs, crème caramel, coffee, some cacao and a hint of mint in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Quite mature but still with some very soft tannin. Will maybe still develop and be a little better. Balanced and quite elegant. Toffee and cacao and much more in taste with a long and quite generous finish.Average score16.77
Last tasted15th September 2022Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTaylorVintage1977
ColourStill quite dark but beautiful yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings45
BouquetWonderful nose of chocolate, liquorice, cacao, violets, mint butterscotch, coffee, gingerbread, crème caramel and much more.Score range17.00 - 18.40
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and almost peaking and will maybe be better but is perfect and lovely today. Balanced and very elegant. Candy, cacao, mint, crème caramel sand lots of other things in taste. Quite sweet. Complex with a perfect balanced and an enormous finish, which never seem to end. Unbelievable! What a port!Average score17.64
Last tasted27th July 2022Point this date18.40
CommentTasted at home in our family.
1 bottle has been defect.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTerras
Pocas Jr
Vintage1977
ColourMature tawny in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetChocolate, cacao and Christmas raisin in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.00
TasteMedium body. Mature but quite old in taste. Sweet. Nice finish but has been better I hope.Average score14.67
Last tasted5th November 2010Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1977
ColourBeautiful mature ruby, mature yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings38
BouquetChocolate, roses, cream candy, French plums, cacao, roasted coffee and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.00
TasteFull-bodied. Mature and peaking with still some soft tannin. Toffee, dried fruit but also cacao, old grocery shop, liquorice and some herbs in taste. Balanced and quite complex and elegant with a very attractive quite sweet finish.Average score16.56
Last tasted9th June 2022Point this date16.75
CommentTasted at the Wine Society 18% Tasting in Malmö.

In 2010 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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