1982 Port Vintage Report

1982 was a good Port Vintage, with elegant and aromatic wines. Although a few Houses declared the Vintage, most made Quinta wines.

22 products found.

Maynard's Port, 1982

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40 Year Old Tawny Port
Multiple Award Winner
Special Offer | Was £79.95 | Now £59

*** IWC Gold award Winner ***
*** 90 Points Decanter ***
*** 93 Points Wine Spectator ***

Rated as outstanding by Wine Spectator and receiving the International Wine Challenge gold award, this amazing 40-Year Tawny Port is now available again in the UK through VWP!

Named after the first established English Port wine shipper in Oporto, Walter Maynard, this aged Port has been stored in a barrel for over 40 years until it was bottled for us. Presented in its own gift box, this is a powerful port with complex nuttiness aromas in harmony with spicy notes, warm roasted coffee and cinnamon hints from the long contact with oak wood during the ageing process.
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Price: $82.30 USD
Stock: 204 in Stock

Palmer Port, 1982

Single Harvest Tawny Port
50cl Bottle
Special Offer | Was £89 | Now £69.95

This rare port-wine has been stored in seasoned oak casks since the 1982 harvest until it was bottled this year.

Tasting Notes: The 1982 Port from Palmer Dark colour fading to red towards the edges of the glass. Hints of smoked wood and dark fruit. Good tearing on the glass. Refreshing on the tip of the tongue. A little hot on the palate, a little acidity. Raisins, caramel and a little vanilla. Long strong aftertaste with plenty of tannins. Makes a nice every day port. VWP 18.3.21

STORAGE
The wine is ready to drink and does not require decanting. The bottle should be kept upright protected from direct sunlight.
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Price: $97.57 USD
Stock: 58 in Stock

Palmer Port

40 Year Old Tawny Port
Special Offer | Was £79.95 | Now £69

Exclusive to VWP.

Tasting Notes: The Palmer 40 Year tawny is a careful blend of many traditional grape varieties from selected vineyards in various areas of the Douro Demarcated Region, patiently aged for 40 years in old oak casks. The 40 Year old has a pronounced aroma intensity that is very rich with nuts and baked cherry. There is further complexity of nutmeg and cream. On the palate the wine is very balanced between acidity and sweetness that gives a luxurious mouthfeel. Lovely richness of fruitcake, fig, baked plum, caramel and toffee. There are also notes of plum, cherry, cooked strawberry.
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Price: $96.25 USD
Stock: 109 in Stock

1982 Graham's Malvedos Vintage Port, 1982

Quinta dos Malvedos
Grahams Special Library Release

These bottle have been taken from Grahams cellars in Oporto where they have been stored until released in 2021. The bottles are in exceptional condition.

In undeclared years, its wine is bottled as Malvedos, which can be better than many Vintage Ports. The '82 is no exception; surprisingly rich and concentrated, with intense blackberry and plum-like flavours, fine balance and a tannic, long finish. Excellent quality and value". "An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character...classic wine..."

In declared Vintage years the wines of Malvedos form the fundamental part of the blend which makes up Grahams Vintage Ports.
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Price: $207.84 USD
Stock: 111 in Stock

1982 Messias Port

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Quinta Do Cachao Vintage Port
Special Offer | Was £119 | Now £69.95

The 1982 Messias Vintage Port from the Quinta do Cachao estate has exceptional provenance having been stored in the Messias Cellars until purchase by us in 2020. The 1982 is a beautifully mature Port. Tawny with copper notes, this has a little candied orange peel on the nose, with developed aromas of dried fruits and nuts. On the palate this is a drier style of Port with good acidity and balance. Moderate-persistent finish. Very Good 90/100. TC PF tasting at the Messias Horizontal 23 October 2019. decanted 6 hours.


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Price: $97.57 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

40 Year Old Burmester

“TORDIZ” Tawny Port
Includes branded Gift Tube
UK Exclusive to VWP

*** Gold Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge ***

Bright brown colour, with greenish nuances. Presents a bouquet with intense aromas of dried fruits, delicate spices notes and a sweet touch of honey. In the taste it is full, unctuous and velvety. This wine overflows seduction and an enormous refinement. A feeling that is extended in the long and complex finish.

This 40-year-old wine owes its name, Tordiz, to the confluence of the Torto and Mendiz rivers. It is obtained from wines that have been carefully aged in small oak casks and later blended in a small upstanding oak vat dating from 1864.
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Price: $193.89 USD
Stock: 60 in Stock

40 Year Old Graham's

Tawny Port
Includes Presentation Tube

Graham's 40 Years Old is made from wines of the very highest quality which, following careful selection, are matured in seasoned oak casks of until their peak of maturity is reached. These are among the most demanding and challenging styles of Port to produce requiring great skill and years of experience from the winemaker and blender. It is essential to strike the correct balance between the delicacy and elegance which results from prolonged cask ageing while retaining the fruit quality which lends this old Tawny its structure and longevity.

Golden amber with a pale green tinge at the rim which denotes great quality and class.
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Price: $179.94 USD
Stock: 10 in Stock

40 Year Old Kopke

40 Year Old Tawny Port
Includes Kopke Wooden Gift Box
Decanter 2021 Silver Award Winner

***95 Points-cellartracker.com***

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Reviews:
Dark tawny with orangey-red highlights. I wouldn't quite call it mahogany in colour, but it's close. Very dark, and lots of brown.
Nose: As is typical, lots of (to me) Madeira-like notes. Some leather, some dark aromatic wood like sandalwood, some apricot, and a bit of spirit.
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Price: $138.09 USD
Stock: 5 in Stock

40 Year Old Messias

Tawny Port

Very pale amber/tawny/orange colour. Fine and delicate aromas of hazelnuts and candied citrus. Quince marmalade character, delicate in style, with finesse and poise. Seemingly quite dry in style towards the finish (not as obviously rich as some here), and supremely refined.


Bottle Size 75cl
ABV 20%
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Price: $124.14 USD
Stock: 8 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1982

Quinta St Luiz

Kopke is the oldest producer of port wine, founded in 1638 by a german family with the same name. Kopke has had nearly four centuries of success.

Kopke single quinta port comes from Quinta st Luiz close to Pinhao.
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Price: $179.94 USD
Stock: 8 in Stock

Quinta do Noval Nacional, 1982

Quinta do Noval Nacional

86/100 Wine Spectator
90/100 Wine Doctor

Noval is particularly famous for its Nacional, a Port produced in some years only from a 2 hectare parcel at the heart of the Noval vineyard where ungrafted vines survive. This is remarkable, because phylloxera, the root munching aphid that necessitates grafting vines onto resistant American rootstock, is endemic in the Douro

"This a gloriously wild, rich, sensual port with a rich spicy nose and flavour and a sweet, full glorious length and aftertaste" Drink now - 2033. M Broadbent *****

"Pale cherry colour. Evolved spicy, earthy nose with dusty, herby notes.
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Price: $1,248.42 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

Quinta do Noval Port, 1982

Vintage Port

Cherry red colour. Quite pale. Herby spicy nose leads to a soft, evolved palate that is now quite mature, with appealing warmth. Like a tawny port in style.
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Price: $138.09 USD
Stock: 25 in Stock

Quinta do Noval Port, 1982

Colheita Port
Half Bottle 37.5cl

One of the oldest port houses, Quinta do Noval is also arguably the greatest. It is unique among top port houses in that most of the ports are made from estate-grown fruit and, notably, all of the vintage Noval wines are from the single Quinta do Noval vineyard.

Tasting Note:
Pale amber tawny colour Extremely rich and powerful nose, with complex velvety layers of dry fruits, toffee, and some ethereal spicy aromas . On the palate it shows tremendous depth and concentration, with good acidity, well balanced, providing a slightly dry, very long, lingering finish.
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Price: $83.62 USD
Stock: 8 in Stock

Royal Oporto, 1982

Vintage Port

Beautiful pale brick mature colour. Lovely jammy fruit and burnt caramel on the nose with same red fruit marmalade on the palate. Medium Finish.
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Price: $138.09 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

Taylor's 40 Year Old, 1982

Tawny Port - HALF BOTTLE (37.5 cl)

Only tiny quantities of this aged tawny port are produced each year, making the wines extremely rare and amongst the most revered in the world.

This Tawny port has been aged in oak casks for an average age of 40 years. During their long maturation they become tawny in colour and concentrated in their aromas. This port has very intense and elegant flavours which combine to give a smooth, fine finish.
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Price: $104.55 USD
Stock: 22 in Stock

Taylors 40 Year Old Tawny port

Tawny Port (Includes Taylor's presentation box)

Only tiny quantities of this aged tawny port are produced each year, making the wines extremely rare and amongst the most revered in the world.
This beautiful Tawny port has been aged in oak casks for an average age of 40 years. During their long maturation they become tawny in colour and concentrated in their aromas. This port has very intense and elegant flavours which combine to give a smooth, fine finish.
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Price: $193.89 USD
Stock: 5 in Stock

1982 Offley Port

Boa Vista Single Quinta Vintage Port

90 Points fortheloveofport.com

Reviews
1982 was a year that saw a few producers choosing to declare instead of 1983. Decanted almost 9 hours, what started out as a very sweet VP has slowly changed to a drier profile with lots of leather, no shortage of violets, light tannins still peaking through, and dried cherries on the finish. The palate is showing far more mature than the dark ruby color, this is quite the enjoyable
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Price: $138.09 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

Sandeman Port

40 Year Old Tawny Port
Decanter 2021 Platinum Award Winner
Comes in Original Gift Tube

Sandeman is a regular Decanter World Wine Awards Gold Trophy winner for its supremely refined tawnies. This has lovely lifted aromas and flavours of chocolate, covered sultanas and orange peel. Seductive and creamy with perfect poise for its age.

Deep and intense, with aromas of vanilla, oak and honey, Sandeman 40 Year Tawny Port has wonderful tasting notes of dried fruits, spices, and nut. Serve chilled to enjoy each layered flavour to the max.

Dark raisin and dried apricot flavours manifest on this immensely dark, old gold hued wine. Enormous concentration, as with the initially, almost painful acidity that comes through the spirit.
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Price: $207.84 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

Cabral Port, 1982

40 Year Old Tawny Port
Bin soiled Labels

This 40 year old tawny port displays aromas of walnuts and almonds in harmony with spicy notes, warm roasted coffee and cinnamon spice.

This is a 40 year old tawny port that has been bottled in the 80's. Due to the age of this port there may be some loss of colour and some sediment present. Since it is sealed with cork, the cork may crumble which will not have a negative effect on its taste. In this case we would advise to remove the cork bits using a sieve.
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Price: $69.67 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

Croft Port, 1982

Vintage Port

A medium-boded Croft port, the 1982 vintage port has a light and fruity aroma, backed up by delicious dark fruits on the palate with a sweetness that hints at burnt sugar at times. A well composed port that will perhaps not age as well as other vintage ports from this era, but is beautifully poised for drinking now.
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Price: $118.50 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

Quevedo, 1982

40 Year Old Tawny port

This nectar is made from old, Portuguese varietals planted and vinified by the grandparents of the current producer, Claudia Quevedo.
94 pts Robert Parker - Colour golden amber with green hints. Huge complexity of aromas, from nuts, to sweet dried fruits and at a certain point, it smells like honeycomb. On the palate it is thick and intense, with the dried fruit coming along and it never finishe

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Price: $193.89 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

Taylor's Port, 1982

Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port

Quinta de Vargellas is bottled as a single quinta vintage port in years when an overall Taylor’s Vintage is not declared. Made from grapes grown entirely on the quinta the wine is aged in wood for two years and then bottled in the same way as a declared vintage.

The reputation of these wines have acquired a stature greater than that of many shippers declared vintages. Usually maturing earlier than the declared Taylor’s years, which are famed for their longevity, Quinta de Vargellas vintage ports are cellared in Oporto until they are ready to drink.
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Price: $179.94 USD
Stock: Out of Stock