1984 Port Vintage Report
A 1984 Port would make an excellent 35 year old wine gift, whether for a birthday or anniversary. Although there was no declaration of vintage this year, some attractive single Quinta ports were produced. These bottles are by now fully mature but will keep for years. The 1984 vintage started off with a cold wet spring, with summer not really starting until June. The first three weeks of September were fine, hot and dry, but at the end of September the temperature dropped sharply and it never recovered. However, there was good weather in the final part of the harvest and the winemakers' skills were tested in order to produce a good wine. Some excellent examples of the winemakers' talent are around, such as Warre, Dow and Fonseca, as well as our wine buyer's recommendation: the 1984 Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas . Some excellent single-harvest Colheitas were also produced by Houses such as Kopke.
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Taylor's Port, 1984
Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port
The elegant and scented Port wines of Quinta de Vargellas are the most reputed Single Quinta Vintages. Regarded as more prestigious and collectable than many shippers’ declared Vintages. Like a declared Vintage, a Quinta de Vargellas Single Quinta Vintage Port is released soon after bottling.
An attractive single quinta port from what was quite a difficult year. This is one of the best and it has aged well.
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