What have you opened this week?

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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby jeff t.     » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:34 am

Ramos Quinta De Ervamoire 1994
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Scheiny S » Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:29 pm

Offley 2010 LBV
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby H Port-er » Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:29 pm

I'm a little behind but since the beginning of the year...
1/1/2017 - Andresen's - 10 Year Tawny
1/8/2017 - Fiest - Colheita 1980 (Bottled in 2002)
1/12/2017 - Smith Woodhouse - Colheita 2000 (Bottled 2015)
1/15/2017 - Krohn - Colheita 1995 (Bottled 2015)
1/27/2017 - Sandeman - 20 Year Tawny
2/4/2017 - Broadbent 2000 Vintage
2/5/2017 - Vale D. Maria - 10 Year Tawny
2/10/2017 - Graham's - 2001 Quinta dos Malvedos
2/11/2017 - Taylor Fladgate - 1977 Vintage
2/11/2017 - Ramos Pinto - 30 Year Tawny
2/17/2017 - Quinta do Vesuvio - 2001 Vintage

(I realized that I had quite the stockpile of port, so we are attempting to drink a few before we buy anymore. ...that plan is not going well as we've seemed to have picked up another 20 bottles since the beginning of the year.)
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Jasper A. » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:22 am

Van Zeller 30 year old tawny [cheers.gif]
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Thomas V     » Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:16 am

These were opened and drunk during last weeks vacation in Lisbon while celebration my moms 70th birthday.

Niepoort 10 Year Old White Port (92p)
2001 Wiese & Krohn Colheita Port (90p)
2011 Quevedo LBV (91p)
Fonseca Bicentenary 1815-2015 Edition Crusted Port (Bottled 2008) (88p)
Quevedo 10 Year Old Tawny Port (88p)
Ramos Pinto Adriano White Reserva Port (88p)
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Roy Hersh     » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:48 am

Recently consumed:

Krohn 30 year old Tawny Port
2014 Quinta do Noval Vintage Port
2001 Quinta do Noval Nacional
Brunheda 40 year old Tawny Port
1977 Dow's Vintage Port
2012 Fonseca-Guimaraens Vintage Port
2012 Taylor's Vargellas Vintage Port
2011 Taylor's LBV
Taylor's 20 year old Tawny Port
Fonseca 10 year old Tawny Port
2008 Quinta do Panascal Vintage Port
Fonseca Bin 27
1987 Souza Vintage Port
1977 Dalva Colheita
1967 Taylor Single Harvest Port
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Paul C. Metman     » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:07 pm

Roy Hersh wrote:Recently consumed:

Krohn 30 year old Tawny Port
2014 Quinta do Noval Vintage Port
2001 Quinta do Noval Nacional
Brunheda 40 year old Tawny Port
1977 Dow's Vintage Port
2012 Fonseca-Guimaraens Vintage Port
2012 Taylor's Vargellas Vintage Port
2011 Taylor's LBV
Taylor's 20 year old Tawny Port
Fonseca 10 year old Tawny Port
2008 Quinta do Panascal Vintage Port
Fonseca Bin 27
1987 Souza Vintage Port
1977 Dalva Colheita
1967 Taylor Single Harvest Port


Thirsty??? [yahoo.gif]
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Roy Hersh     » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:17 pm

No, I call it work! [foilhat.gif]
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Andy Velebil     » Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:18 am

Roy Hersh wrote:No, I call it work! [foilhat.gif]

:lol: :lol:
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Glenn E.     » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:12 pm

1995 Souza
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Frederick Blais     » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:44 pm

Was lucky this week as someone in Montreal pull a real treasure from his cellar for me, Harvey's 1820 Port.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Jasper A. » Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:10 am

Dows 2000 VP
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Eric Menchen     » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:40 am

2011 Taylor LBV, 375ml.
€10.75 at the Alko, Nuorgam, Finland. I guess this could go on the purchased thread; but it was opened the same or next day.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Andy Velebil     » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:24 am

1978 Krohn's Colheita. Bottled in 2004 and starting to get that cloudy aspect now, but still tasted wonderfully.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Roy Hersh     » Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:26 am

1867 Sandeman Vintage Port
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Eric Ifune     » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:13 pm

1996 Quevedo Colheita.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Roy Hersh     » Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:50 pm

It was a tough week of all Vintage Port drinking, last Sunday in Los Angeles, (Bel Air). While I did not open these, I was the official photographer and one of two scribes, the other from WS mag. All were opened by the owner, with Port tongs ...one of the world's most renowned Port collectors. He brought 3 of each of these, except with the oldest VP here, where there were 2 and otherwise, in come cases he substituted mags for 750s. Absolutely the best Port tasting I've attended since the one here in 2013; both I'll never forget. It will be written up in the newsletter and for The World of Fine Wine magazine and will also be written by a different journalist, in WS.

Here was the list in order of consumption by flight, starting with 40 year old youngsters and one outlier:

1977 Graham's
1977 Taylor
1977 Fonseca
1997 Quinta do Noval Nacional - sent by C. Seely for this event

1947 Sandeman
1947 Taylor's "Special Quinta"
1947 Cockburn's
Mystery Port Magnum - turned out to be a 1948 Graham's

1927 Rebello Valente
1927 Tuke Holdsworth
1927 Croft -magnum
1927 Sandeman

Champagne break in the action. A great palate cleanser!

1927 Graham's
1927 Warre's
1927 Cockburn's
1927 Fonseca

1927 Niepoort
1927 Taylor
1867 Sandeman


From there I went to a friend's home for a wine dinner and to watch the Oscar's which took place only a few miles away. Small crowd with eclectic yet excellent bottles and figuring there was a need for a dessert wine, I brought a bottle of Krohn's 30 year old Tawny for this group to sip on during the last 3 awards.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Eric Ifune     » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:35 pm

Stuart was in town, so a half of 1937 Rocha Colheita. Bottled 2005.
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Thomas V     » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:00 pm

Rough day at the office. The 2017 Roskilde Port Faire

Those in bold were world premiers.

My favourites of the night in ranked order (I didn't include the S. Leonardo 60YO White as I only had 1 sip). Sandeman 97 (Magnum), Taylor's 03, Taylor's 97, G.C 83, Warre's 00.

The Dalva 2007 White Colheita was really good as well.


1987 Burmester Colheita
40YO Quinta do Javali Tawny
30YO Quinta do Javali Tawny
2015 Quinta do Javali Vintage
2009 Taylor's Vintage
2007 Taylor's Vintage
2003 Taylor's Vintage
1997 Taylor's Vintage
1976 Kopke Colheita
1980 Andresen Colheita
1977 Maynard's Colheita
2007 Maynard's White Colheita
2007 Dalva White Colheita
20YO S. Leonardo White
60YO S. Leonardo White
40YO S. Leonardo Tawny
20YO Quinta de Devesa Tawny
30YO Quinta de Devesa Tawny
20YO Quinta de Devesa White
2003 Wiese & Krohn Colheita
1998 Wiese & Krohn Colheita
20YO Bulas
30YO Bulas
40YO Bulas
20YO Santa Eufemia White
2011 Portal Vintage
2007 Portal Vintage
1980 Warre's Vintage
1985 Warre's Vintage
2000 Warre's Vintage
1980 Gould Campbell Vintage
1983 Gould Campbell Vintage
1985 Gould Campbell Vintage
2000 Gould Campbell Vintage
1997 Sandeman Vau Vintage
1988 Sandeman Quinta do Vau Vintage
1970 Sandeman Vintage
2000 Graham's Vintage
Graham's The Tawny
2002 Dow's Senhora da Ribiera
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Re: What have you opened this week?

Postby Glenn E.     » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:58 pm

I helped out with a BBQ class over the weekend, and took a bottle of S. Leonardo 40-year old with me to share. Several of the students were really impressed and one said he was going to start buying Port! I think I spent more time on Saturday talking about Port than I did talking about BBQ. ;-)
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