1950 Port Vintage Report

In Portugal, the 1950 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.

10 products found.

Palmer Port, 1950

Seventy Year Old Single Harvest Tawny Port
50cl Bottle Special Offer | Was £359 | Now £299

1950 Single Harvest Colheita Port - 50cl Bottle. Exclusive to VWP. an ideal gift for a 70th Anniversary!

The Palmer 1950 Port is a fantastic Port wine, with a perfect balance between acidity, confit citrus aromas, nuts, and spices. It is a unique, wine, clearly evidenced by the almost 70 years of aging in French oak barrels. The Port blossoms with complex and intense aromas of caramelized citrus, plum jam, baked quinces, vanilla, and spices. On the palate there is a lightness that is balanced by a good acidity. This port wine delivers a beautiful flavour supported by a long, long finish.
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Price: £299.00
Stock: 10 in Stock

1950 Kopke Port, 1950

Seventy Year Old (single Harvest) Colheita Port

The 1950 Kopke Port is a true rarity. Bright amber colour with a complex nose of dried fruits, suggestions of dried figs, nuts, almonds and hazelnuts. A harmonious whole, marked by delicious honey notes and a subtle touch of roasted peanuts. Rich and satin in the taste, reveals an excellent structure and a remarkable unctuosity. A powerful wine but also balanced and elegant with a singular persistent finish.

Colheita, or single harvest ports, are aged in the barrel. Contrast this with vintage ports which are aged in the bottle and only have a short drinking window after opening. Colheita ports have had air working on them through the cask during all the years of aging, giving them a open-life of a month or longer.
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Price: £375.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Croft Port, 1950

Vintage Port
UK Bottled by Thompson and Sons.
Unlabelled | Sold with a plain label.
Special Offer Was £425 | Now £325

The 1950 Croft Vintage Port is from a well regarded vintage. Light-bodied and very sweet. Medium garnet, aromas of roasted nuts and plum, soft and silky on the palate, with sweet, nutty plum flavours.
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Price: £325.00
Stock: 15 in Stock

Croft Port, 1950


Vintage Port (unlabelled) Marked cork and capsule.
Clearance Offer | Was £395 | Now £200

"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: 1 in Stock

Quinta do Noval Port, 1950

Vintage Port - plain label / 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: £395.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

Sandeman Vintage Port, 1950

Vintage Port
Embossed capsule | Plain label

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: £495.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Taylor's 70 Years of Tawny Port Gift, 1950

40yr Taylor's and 30yr Taylor's presented in a double leather-effect box.

A wonderful gift for a 70th Birthday or Anniversary.

This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port:

One 30 year old port: Scoring 92/100 Parker points, this is a fine pale orange brown with a taste of fruit cordial and honey and lemons. It is elegant with fine balance and poise with subtle acidity and a lovely nutty finish. This 30-year-old tawny from Taylor's own vineyards shows incredible length and a deep, old gold colour with hints of dried fruit and honey offsetting the rich nutty aromas. Lush, silky richness with an elegant, slightly austere quality which is quite distinctive.
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Price: £195.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

70 Years of Burmester Tawny Port, 1950

40yr and 30yr Burmester Tawnies, 2x75cl (in a double dark mocha leather effect gift box as illustrated)

All 75cl Bottles. A wonderful gift for a 70th Birthday or Anniversary.

This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port:

Burmester 40 year old port:
*** Gold Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge ***
Bright tawny 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.

Burmester 30 Year Old Tawny Port:
This 30-year-old tawny from Burmester is our absolute favourite! Deep tawny colour with greenish hints.
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Price: £179.00
Stock: Out of Stock

Dow's Port, 1950

Vintage Port (Plain labels, 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: £595.00
Stock: Out of Stock

Warre's Vintage Port, 1950


Vintage Port
Low shoulder (excluded from guarantee)| damaged Label
Clearance Offer | Was £425 | Now £175

A very rare Warre's Vintage Port from the 1950 harvest in Portugal.

Warre’s Vintage port wines combine elegance, length and balance whilst still retaining the underlying rich opulence of great Vintage Port. This unsurpassed style is derived from the inherent characteristics of Warre’s two principal vineyards: Quinta da Cavadinha and Quinta do Retiro Antigo. They complement each other very well. Cavadinha’s location, aspect and altitude translate into a cooler ripening cycle providing the freshness, fine subtle floral aromas and ideal acidity, the latter contributing significantly to the wines’ longevity.
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Price: £175.00
Stock: Out of Stock