1955 Vintage Port Vintage Report

1955-vintage-port The 1955 port vintage produced outstanding, fruity wines for long-term ageing - a real pleasure to drink, now or in a few decades time. One of the most underrated Vintages of the 20th Century. Declared by most of the major Port houses.
The 1955 vintage ports are characterised by having outstanding fruit and being superbly balanced wines, fruity, smooth and concentrated. They are a real pleasure to drink now, but the best will last well into the 21st Century if well cellared.

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Chateau Loudenne, 1955


Medoc
Description: A beautiful, subtle nose of cedar and leather. Not complex but well-defined and unreservedly "classic". The palate still has firm tannins backed with ample sweet red fruit entwined with an earthy/cigar-box flavour.
Price: £225.00 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

Fonseca Port, 1955

Fonseca Port, 1955


Vintage Port - BBR Label
Description:
Price: £495.00 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

Graham Port, 1955

Graham Port, 1955


Vintage Port (top Shoulder)
Description: Reviews: Five Stars (Outstanding).
“One of my all-time favourite Ports...A big wine that has evolved perfectly... mature but rosy-cheeked; glorious bouquet, a fabulous fragrance erupting out of its depths. Sweet, refined, silky yet still tannic, fleshy yet firm”.Michael Broadbent, Vintage Wine, Published 2002
Price: £385.00 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

 Kopke Port, 1955

Kopke Port, 1955


Single Harvest Colheita Port Presented in a leather effect box with silk liner as illustrated
Description: Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Christiano Kopke and his son, Nicolau Kopke who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House of Kopke is the eldest Porto wine export firm. Through many generations, the Company was run by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Port Buyers recommendation: "The 1955 Kopke Port represents excellent value particularly when compared to the vintage ports. The quality is outstanding (see notes) and the provenance is excellent. These wines have been bottled from cask exclusively for VWP in 2014.
Price: £345.00 - 13 In Stock more details >>>

Mackenzie Vintage Port , 1955

Mackenzie Vintage Port , 1955


Vintage Port (imported by John Harvey and Son of Bristol)
Description: A lovely vintage port still showing nicely.

Review:
Very dark for its age. 70% opacity. Coffee on the nose, perhaps café au lait. The palate is medium weight; green humbugs; menthol and liquorice.
Review by Jdaw1- 14 Oct 2010 - ThePortForum.com
Price: £365.00 - 5 In Stock more details >>>

Ramos Pinto, 1955

Ramos Pinto, 1955


Vintage Port
Description: Figs, bay leaf, molasses, the Portuguese style, rich but very elegant, lovely intensity and sweetness, a bit alcoholic but in splendid form, bolt upright.
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10/27/2007 - XAVIER AUERBACH 93 Points
Académie des Cinquante Annual Dinner (De Echoput, Hoog Soeren, Netherlands*
Price: £425.00 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

Royal Oporto, 1955

Royal Oporto, 1955


Vintage Port SINGLE BOTTLE 75cl
Description: The color is light mahogony with an orange tint. The nose is nicely perfumed with a melange of dried fruits, figs, and some spices. Nicely integrated alcohol. Medium bodied, silky, and elegant on the palate with medium sweetness for Port and really nice acidity. The persistent and complex finish features some molasses and pralines.
Price: £345.00 - 1 In Stock more details >>>

Taylor's Port, 1955

Taylor's Port, 1955


Vintage Port
Description: "An opage blockbuster when young, astringent and unready up until the early 1980's. In the early 1990's still fairly deep coloured; a vast, deep, high-toned, spicy nose, fairly sweet, full bodied packed with fruit extract and tannin and acidity.." Marcus Bent ****
Price: £445.00 - 2 In Stock more details >>>

Dow's Port, 1955

Dow's Port, 1955


Vintage Port - bottled by j harvey and sons
Description: Still very deep in colour, only just browning on the rim; extraordinaily fresh, powerful, tight-knit bitter chocolate aromas, minty fruit; very fine and focused, dry in characteristic Dow style, remarkably fresh ripe, minty fruit. Absolutely delicious. Just about as good as it gets. Score: 5 Stars
Price: £395.00 - Out of Stock more details >>>

Sandeman Vintage Port, 1955

Sandeman Vintage Port, 1955


Vintage port
Description: Sandeman’s own bottling (in Oporto) seems lighter and more mature in colour, perhaps softer than a more recently tasted English bottling: medium deep colour; soft, sweet bouquet with some depth; very good flavour, firm, well balanced.
Price: £295.00 - Out of Stock more details >>>

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Taylor's Port, 1955


Vintage Port
Description: "An opage blockbuster when young, astringent and unready up until the early 1980's. In the early 1990's still fairly deep coloured; a vast, deep, high-toned, spicy nose, fairly sweet, full bodied packed with fruit extract and tannin and acidity.." Marcus Bent ****
Price: £445.00 - Out of Stock more details >>>

Valpierre, 1955

Valpierre, 1955


Valpierre (Clearance Offer)
Description: Muscat based wine from Northern Morroco - sold as a curiosity from the 1955 Vintage
Price: £65.00 - Out of Stock more details >>>

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Warre Vintage Port, 1955


Vintage Port
Description: "Burnt orange colour, firm rim; 60% opaque. Lovely nose, attractive strawberry jam but modest in volume with concentrated oranges. Delightful texture, rich and flavoursome impact. Meaty tones, but with rich and conentrated mandarin providing great balance. Tingling tannins show on the aftertaste, then a terrific finish of great length with a birch-sap tang. Great port. 93/100. Decanted 4½ hours" The Port Forum
Price: £395.00 - Out of Stock more details >>>