2007 Port Vintage Report

2007 Port: 2007 is the first widely declared Port vintage since 2003. Virtually every Port house that matters made a Vintage Port attesting to the quality of the year. The growing season was preceded by a wet winter which put plenty of moisture back into the soil after a lengthy period of dry conditions. Summer temperatures were relatively mild (unlike the torrid conditions in 2003, the last previous declared vintage). September and October weather was close to ideal so that the grapes enjoyed a lengthy hang-time under excellent conditions with full ripening of Turiga Francesa and Turiga Nacional, the two most important grape varieties.

2007 Port: Reception for the vintage appears to be strong. The quantities produced are small, so there is a high demand for them, and there is simply no substitute for a great bottle of Vintage Port. There is little doubt that 2007 is a high class vintage.

15 products found.

Croft Port, 2007

Vintage Port - SINGLE BOTTLE 75cl

93/100 (Outstanding) Wine Journal

"There is a nice limpidity on this Croft 2007. It is not the power that strikes you but the purity with black cherries, liquorices, violets and a hint of iodine. Very tight and focused. The palate is full-bodied with chewy tannins on the entry, pure blackberry, raspberry, white pepper and Asian spice towards the finish. Very fine focus, very pure and harmonious. Sensuous finish but it just tapers away when I need more grip and assertiveness. Still, this is a lovely Croft." Neil Martin , Wine Journal
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Price: £59.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Croft Port, 2007

Vintage Port MAGNUM

93/100 (Outstanding) Wine Journal

"There is a nice limpidity on this Croft 2007. It is not the power that strikes you but the purity with black cherries, liquorices, violets and a hint of iodine. Very tight and focused. The palate is full-bodied with chewy tannins on the entry, pure blackberry, raspberry, white pepper and Asian spice towards the finish. Very fine focus, very pure and harmonious. Sensuous finish but it just tapers away when I need more grip and assertiveness. Still, this is a lovely Croft." Neil Martin , Wine Journal
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Price: £175.00
Stock: 6 in Stock

Ferreira, 2007

Late Bottled Vintage Port - HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl

Special release from the Ferreira Cellars.
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Price: £21.95
Stock: 9 in Stock

Fonseca Port, 2007

Vintage Port

96/100 (Outstanding) Wine journal
94/100 (Outstanding) Wine Advocate

Reviews: "The 2007 Fonseca Vintage Port is opaque purple-colored with a high-class perfume of lavender, Asian spices, pencil lead, incense, and an amalgam of black fruits. On the palate it is voluminous with layered, succulent fruit, outstanding density, and excellent integration of tannin, acidity, and alcohol. The long finish and the wine’s impeccable balance suggest a lengthy evolution and a drinking window extending out to 2045. " Jay Miller, Wine Advocate.

"The nose is quintessential Fonseca, like a riotous party reaching its crescendo in the glass.
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Price: £79.95
Stock: 8 in Stock

Fonseca Port, 2007

Vintage Port Half bottles 37.5cl

96/100 (Outstanding) Wine journal
94/100 (Outstanding) Wine Advocate

Reviews: "The 2007 Fonseca Vintage Port is opaque purple-colored with a high-class perfume of lavender, Asian spices, pencil lead, incense, and an amalgam of black fruits. On the palate it is voluminous with layered, succulent fruit, outstanding density, and excellent integration of tannin, acidity, and alcohol. The long finish and the wine’s impeccable balance suggest a lengthy evolution and a drinking window extending out to 2045. " Jay Miller, Wine Advocate.

"The nose is quintessential Fonseca, like a riotous party reaching its crescendo in the glass.
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Price: £46.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Gould Campbell Vintage Port, 2007

Vintage Port

The 2007 Gould Campbell Vintage Port reveals a saturated purple color and a brooding bouquet of violets, Asian spices, earth notes, and compote of black fruits. Elegant and savory in the mouth, this is a stylish Port that will evolve for a decade and offer prime drinking from 2017 to 2030.

Score: 91/100 (Wine Advocate)
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Price: £59.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Messias Port, 2007

Vintage Port

Caves Messias is an historic family owned company that produced high quality port since 1926. Under their care and attention they have become renown for the quality of their colheitas and vintage ports at a competitive price. The grapes coming from their Quinta do Cachao Quinta do Rei Estates.

Bottle Size: 75cl
Alcohol Content: 20% ABV

Drink Now-2040.
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Price: £42.00
Stock: 12 in Stock

Messias Port, 2007

Colheita Single Harvest Tawny Port
Special Offer | WAS £29.95 | NOW £24.95

Colheita Ports are created from a single vintage, differentiating them from Tawny Ports, which are a blend of several vintages.

This excellent port from Caves Messias offers maturing notes of dried red fruit, prunes and spice. Smooth with excellent balance. Long and vibrant. (VINTAGES panel, Jan. 2015)

ABV 20%
75 cl
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 47 in Stock

Quevedo Port, 2007

Vintage Port

*** 92 Points - Wine Enthusiast ****
Quevedo Vintage Port 2007 is an intense ruby colour. The nose has a lush aroma of violet nuances with marked presence of plum, grapes and cassis. The palate is dense and rich in fruit, well balanced with good tannins. It is a port full of vigour, full-bodied and with a very long finish.
Quevedo is a family run winery, where the new generation of owners, Oscar and Claudia are innovating to produce some amazing ports. Not widely known in the UK but very highly regarded amongst port aficionados this is one to stock up on.
Reviews
"92 pts Wine Enthusiast - Dark black/red colour with some violet nuances.
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Price: £59.95
Stock: 4 in Stock

Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port, 2007

Vintage Port HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl

Massive hedgerow nose and great balance with lovely aromatics and fine tannins. Boxes well above its weight.

Although considered a 'lighter' member of the great Port houses, Smith Woodhouse excells in great years such as 2007 where it delivers not only value for money but a vintage Port that will repay a decade or more in the cellar.
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Price: £29.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Taylor's Port, 2007

Vintage Port (Half Bottle 37.5 cl)

96 Points Wine Advocate

Reviews: The 2007 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port is a blend of multiple sites meant to express the house style in a great year. It displays a superb aromatic array of pencil lead, Asian spices, incense, blackberry, and floral notes. Dense, suave, and opulent on the palate, this is a mouth-filling, intense, layered wine that has superb grip and concentration. It will effortlessly age for 25+ years and still be delivering pleasure at age 50. " Wine Advocate 2010

As always, Taylor Fladgate is one of the benchmarks of a declared vintage in Oporto
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 9 in Stock

Taylor's Port, 2007

Vintage Port MAGNUM

96 Points Wine Advocate

Reviews: The 2007 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port is a blend of multiple sites meant to express the house style in a great year. It displays a superb aromatic array of pencil lead, Asian spices, incense, blackberry, and floral notes. Dense, suave, and opulent on the palate, this is a mouth-filling, intense, layered wine that has superb grip and concentration. It will effortlessly age for 25+ years and still be delivering pleasure at age 50. " Wine Advocate 2010

As always, Taylor Fladgate is one of the benchmarks of a declared vintage in Oporto
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Price: £169.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Warre's Vintage Port, 2007

Vintage Port HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl

93 Points - Wine Advocate.
95 Points - In Asia

"The 2007 Warre Vintage Port is one of the stars of the vintage. A glass-coating opaque purple color, it displays an expressive bouquet of Asian spices, incense, lavender, blackberry, and fruitcake. Plush on the palate with outstanding volume, it exhibits a sense of elegance as well as power. Savory flavors, plenty of structure for the long haul, and a lengthy, fruit-filled finish suggests two decades of cellaring are in order. This superb effort should still be drinking well in 2050." Pierre Rovani Wine Advocate.

"A little mute to begin but with a fair bit of swirling reveals notes of mincemeat pie, dried plums and dark chocolate plus some meaty / gamey aromas.
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Price: £38.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Gould Campbell Vintage Port, 2007

Vintage Port HALF BOTTLE 37.5cl

The 2007 Gould Campbell Vintage Port reveals a saturated purple color and a brooding bouquet of violets, Asian spices, earth notes, and compote of black fruits. Elegant and savory in the mouth, this is a stylish Port that will evolve for a decade and offer prime drinking from 2017 to 2030.

Score: 91/100 (Wine Advocate)
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Price: £34.00
Stock: Out of Stock

Sandeman Vintage Port, 2007

Vintage Port

Selected by Sandeman for its classic and exceptional characteristics, Sandeman Porto Vintage 2007, a wine of a single year, will mature in bottle. Remarkable colour and concentrated nose, full and rich in the mouth and showing elegant potential, Sandeman Porto Vintage 2007 exemplifies the Brand´s commitment to quality.

Sandeman Porto Vintage 2007 has an opaque purple colour, almost black. The aroma has an excellent intensity, of ripe red and black fruit aromas, and complexity added by spicy and intense hints of pepper and clove. In the mouth, it has a very powerful strike, which is impressively robust.
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Price: £58.95
Stock: Out of Stock