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Vintage Port 2017

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SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
2017Classic-21

Declared brands that we know of are the following 21:

2017:Burmester
Capela da Quinta do Vesuvio
Cockburn
Croft
Dow's
Fonseca
Graham's
Graham's The Stone Terraces
Kopke
Quinta da Roêda Serikos
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta de Ervamoira
Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Vale Meao
Quinta do Vesuvio
Ramos Pinto
Taylor
Warre
Wiese & Krohn

HouseCapela
Quinta do Vesuvio
Vintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with mature fruit and dark berries such as black berries, mulberries, some dark chocolate, cacao and also liquorice, some spiciness with ginger and mint in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Of course lots of wonderful and delicate tannins. Balanced and very elegant indeed. Black berries, mulberries, some dark chocolate, cacao and some ginger in taste. A lovely endless finish with lots of tannin and muscularity. Have lots of impressive ageing potential.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCockburnVintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with fruit and dark berries i.e. mulberry, black berry, dark cherries but also cacao, dark chocolate, some orange zest, pepper and some bergamot.
TasteFull-bodied. Immature of course but balanced and very elegant. Loaded with tannins and as always dry. A very concentrated port with taste of dark berries, cacao, chocolate, anise and some peppery and a long very attractive and delicate finish. A complete port with a long future.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby indeed in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, black berry, black current, dark cherry but also raisin and a hint of eucalyptus in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Loaded with soft and delicate tannins but balanced and elegant. Lots of dark berries, raisins but also quite minty in taste. This is a concentrated and lovely port with a long life ahead.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateImpressive/ Very Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage2017
ColourVery dark almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry such as mulberry, black berry and blue berries but also mature dark fruit, liquorice and spring flowers as well as roses in the nose.
TasteFull-bodies. Loaded with tannins of course but balanced and delicate with a lovely backbone. Lots of dark berries and mature fruit in taste but also roses and some spiciness. The finish is seductive and wonderful, on the dry side with just a hint of sweetness. Will be exciting to follow.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage2017
ColourVery dark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLots of dark berries such as mulberries, black current, blue berries and dark cherries but also dark chocolate, cacao and some cedar in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Delicate tannins but balanced and easy to drink and enjoy. It is loaded with dark berry, mature fruit, cacao and much more in taste. The finish is delicate, very long and seems never to end and is very seductive. This port will be lovely to follow!
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGrahamVintage2017
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark mature berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries and dark cherries but also some orange zest, liquorice, cacao and some dark chocolate in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Of course very immature and laden with mature fruit and dark berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries and some cacao in taste. The port is of course balanced and very elegant. The finish is long, intense, very attractive and laden with seductive and very attractive tannins. What a port! Will be wonderful to follow!
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage2017
ColourDark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with dark berry, mulberry, black berry, cherry but still a bit juicy in the nose.
TasteFull- bodied. Elegant and balanced but of course tannic. Loaded with fruit and dark berry in taste. Compact and elegant with a very long finish and wonderful, impressive aftertaste. An unbelievable port which will be nice and wonderful to follow!
Last tasted30th November 2018Rating this dateVery impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
This was a cask sample.
Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage2017
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries, mulberries, black berries, dark mature fruit but also some oak, spiciness and pepper in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature but balanced and with soft tannins. The taste is dominated of mature dark berry and fruits such as plums. Easy to drink and very tasty with an attractive and rather intensive finish.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAt the Masterclass tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Vargellas
Vina Velha
Taylor
Vintage2017
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries, dark cherries, lots of violets, herbs, cacao and some cedar and cigar box in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of muscular tannins but of course balanced and elegant. Very tasty and loaded with black and red berries but also herbs, cedar, some wood and lovely violets. A wonderful and very attractive, long finish with lots of tannins and the finish never seem to end.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage2017
ColourVery intensive dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOf course dark mature berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries but also roasted coffee and roasted nuts in the nose.
TasteQuite full-bodies. Loaded with tannins of course but balanced and very elegant. Mulberries, black berries and blue berries but also some nuts and spiciness in taste. Very easy already now to drink and enjoy but has a long and delicate future.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Noval NacionalVintage2017
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings0
BouquetDark berry such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries, dark cherries but also roasted coffee and roasted nuts in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Loaded with lovely tannins but of course balanced and very complex. Wonderful in the mouth with taste of dark berries such as mulberry, black berry, blue berry, dark cherry. It is ended with a delicate and extraordinary long and attractive finish which never seems to end. It will keep for decades!
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PegoVintage2017
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, quite juicy and loaded with fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Balanced and of course loaded with dark berry and fruit but quite drinkable. Impressive and promising.
Last tasted2nd March 2019Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentTasting at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
Cask sample
Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage2017
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with dark berries, roses, and spiciness such as ginger, liquorice and dark mature fruit in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of lovely and very delicate tannins. Balanced and very complex. Mulberries, black berries and mature fruit in taste but also some spiciness and ginger. Really elegant and very long finish which truly is appreciated.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSerikos
Quinta da Roeda
Croft
Vintage2017
ColourAlmost black and very deep in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetRipe fruit, dark berries such as mulberry, black berry and dark cherry but also some eucalyptus and mint in the nose.
TasteAlmost full-bodied with very soft and delicate tannins and easy to drink and enjoy already today but with lovely backbone. Loaded with dark fruits and dark berries in taste and with some very elegant eucalyptus in the finish. Very exiting port indeed!
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTaylorVintage2017
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberries, black berries, blue berries, dark cherries, some violets, herbs, cacao and chocolate in the nose.
TasteFull-bodied. Lots of muscular tannins but of course balanced and elegant. Very tasty with dark berries i.e. mulberries, black berries, blue berries and cherry but also herbs and some violets. A wonderful and very attractive, long finish with lots of tannins.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseThe Stone Terras
Graham
Vintage2017
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoades with fruit and mature black berries such as mulberries, black berries but also cacao, dark chocolate and some spiciness.
TasteFull-bodied. Immature with lots of delicate tannins for a long life. Balanced and very complex with lovely backbone. Intense taste with dark berry, mulberry, blackberry and so on. Long, seductive and very tannic finish. Will be lovely to follow through the years with a long future.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage2017
ColourDark ruby almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLoaded with dark berries such as mulberries, black berries, dark cherries and blue berries but also some cacao, roses and chocolate in the nose.
TasteQuite full-bodied. Full of complex and elegant tannins but of course immature but balanced. Very tasty with dark and red berries such as mulberry, black berries and dark cherries but also cacao, some dark chocolate and mature fruits. A very elegant and complex port. The finish is long and very attractive and laden with seductive tannin. This port is very elegant and promising but very enjoyable already today!
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateVery Impressive
CommentAt the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWiese & KrohnVintage2017
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetGenerous bouquet of mature dark berries such as mulberries, black berries and dark cherries but also mature plums and apricots in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Delicate and quite attractive tannins but balanced and quite complex port. Easy to drink and enjoy already today but will of course be better. Dark berries but also some violets and roses in taste with a quite long and attractive finish which promise a long life.
Last tasted24th May 2019Rating this dateImpressive
CommentAta the Masterclass Tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

8th June
Dom Joaquim
Comp. Uniao dos Vinhos do Porto e Madeira 1989
Pocas Jr 1990
1st June
Kopke 2002
Kopke 2004
31st May
Burmester 1991
25th May
Don Pavral
Real Comp. Velha 1982
Brigada Territorial No.4 Guarda Nacional Republica
Real Velha 1982
24th May
Capela
Quinta do Vesuvio 2017
Cockburn 2017
Croft 2003
Croft 2017
Dow 1975
Dow 2017
Fonseca 2017
Graham 2017
Quinta do Noval 2017
Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Serikos
Quinta da Roeda
Croft 2017
Quinta da Romaneira 2017
Quinta de Vargellas
Vina Velha
Taylor 2017
Quinta do Vesuvio 2017
The Stone Terras
Graham 2017
Taylor 2003
Taylor 2017
Warre 1985
Warre 2000
Warre 2017
Wiese & Krohn 2017

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