1950 Port Vintage Report

In Portugal, the Tawny (Colheita) Ports that were produced this year are excellent and a small crop of good quality vintage ports were produced. 1950 was known as the "Lady's Vintage"; this was a delicate and subtle Vintage, declared by some but not all Port houses. 1950 Ports are still a pleasant and fruity but are at the end of the drinking window - most now resemble tawnies more than Vintage Port.

11 products found.

Croft Port, 1950

Vintage Port (unlabelled) Marked cork and capsule

"Light-bodied and very sweet. Medium garnet, aromas of roasted nuts and plum, soft and silky on the palate, with sweet, nutty plum flavors.
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Price: £325.00
Stock: 17 in Stock

Croft Port, 1950

Vintage Port (unlabelled) Marked cork and capsule CLEARANCE £250 | HIGH SHOULDER

"Light-bodied and very sweet. Medium garnet, aromas of roasted nuts and plum, soft and silky on the palate, with sweet, nutty plum flavors.
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Price: £250.00
Stock: 17 in Stock

Dow's Port, 1950

Vintage Port (Unlabelled embossed capsules)

Sexy, silky and delicious. Deep garnet with a ruby center, cassis and plum aromas, medium-bodied, with delicious, delicate plum flavours, a silky texture and a super finish.
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Price: £595.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Dow's Port, 1950

Vintage Port (Unlabelled rewaxed capsules id from cork)

Sexy, silky and delicious. Deep garnet with a ruby center, cassis and plum aromas, medium-bodied, with delicious, delicate plum flavours, a silky texture and a super finish.
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Price: £395.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Offley Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port
Unlabelled with embossed glass bottle

Offley is an excellent port house mainly known for its Quinta Boa Vista vineyard, meaning ‘Beautiful View Vineyard’, one of the most famous in the Douro valley. Its reputation grew under Joseph Forrester’s ownership, who is also known for mapping the upper regions of the Douro Valley.

The 1950 vintage is now fully mature. Aromas of cherry fruits with violets, toffee and almond notes and hints of medicinal plants. Full bodied and complex with a refreshing acidity.
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Price: £395.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Quinta do Noval Port, 1950

Vintage Port - unlabelled branded capsules - in neck

Uk bottled E Sheldon

Mature tawny colour, attractive bouquet with spice and liquorice on the nose. Medium body and long finish. An attractive port from a classic vintage.
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Price: £595.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

Sandeman Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port

Color: Dark tawny with some red left.
Nose: Sweet Christmas spices. Rich, round sugar. Turpentine.
Palate: Some tannins, edgy. On the dry side for Port (which is typical to me for Sandeman). Decent fruit.
Finish: Medium length. Finish seems younger than the Port's age.
*Glenn E. For The Love Of Port.com*
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Price: £350.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Sandeman Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port

Color: Dark tawny with some red left.
Nose: Sweet Christmas spices. Rich, round sugar. Turpentine.
Palate: Some tannins, edgy. On the dry side for Port (which is typical to me for Sandeman). Decent fruit.
Finish: Medium length. Finish seems younger than the Port's age.
*Glenn E. For The Love Of Port.com*
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Price: £425.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Taylor's Port, 1950

Special Quinta Port Vargellas rewaxed unlabelled id from cork very top shoulder

- Rare bottling!

Decant: 3 hours - Bottled by Corney & Barrow. David Guimaraens reports that this could have been a single quinta port from Vargellas but that the TFP records are unclear. Very pale, very light in colour - almost the same colour as a white colheita; maybe 10% opaque. Very little on the nose, perhaps just a touch of mace. Gentle sugary sweetness on entry; a good volume of chocolate and raisin tones on the mid-palate. Lovely aftertaste, soft and floral with modest volume and lots of heat on the finish, which eventually turns into a herb lemon grass.
*Al B., ForTheLoveOfPort.com,
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Price: £295.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Croft Port, 1950

Vintage Port (Mid Shoulder)


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Price: £195.00
Stock: Out of Stock

Taylor's Port, 1950

Special Quinta Port Vargellas

- Rare bottling!

Decant: 3 hours - Bottled by Corney & Barrow. David Guimaraens reports that this could have been a single quinta port from Vargellas but that the TFP records are unclear. Very pale, very light in colour - almost the same colour as a white colheita; maybe 10% opaque. Very little on the nose, perhaps just a touch of mace. Gentle sugary sweetness on entry; a good volume of chocolate and raisin tones on the mid-palate. Lovely aftertaste, soft and floral with modest volume and lots of heat on the finish, which eventually turns into a herb lemon grass.
*Al B., ForTheLoveOfPort.com,
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Price: £395.00
Stock: Out of Stock