From the good 1975 vintage and scoring 87/100 Parker points, this super vintage "The 1975 is almost as good as Croft's '77. Both the '75 and '77 are rich, creamy, intense ports that should be fully mature within 10-12 years. Drink now - 2019.
This vintage port is shipped in a deluxe silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £17.99] at no extra cost.
Not currently available to buy but can be sourced by our Wine Buyer as a special request. Please call 020 8746 7771 to enquire. Please note the price quoted is only an approximate price and is subject to change. You will be sent a quotation and condition report before you need to make a binding purchase.
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A good vintage declared by most shippers producing attractive elegant Vintage Ports. It was the first year that Vintage Ports had to be bottled in Portugal rather than being shipped in cask and bottled in other countries. A note from Michael Symington of the Symington Port Group, which owns the well known names as W&J Graham Vintage Port, Dow Vintage Port and Warre Vintage Port, stated "The quality of the grapes coming in was uniformly high and the continued hot fine weather increased the graduations. Some outstanding and maybe even ‘Vintage Worthy’ ports have been produced in the Upper Douro."
Croft is one of the oldest vintage port houses and was founded as Phayre & Bradley in 1678. The first Croft appears in 1736 when John Croft joined the firm. They were owned by International Distillers after the First World War and were purchase by Taylor Fladgate Partnership in the early 21st Century. They own Quinta da Roeda at Pinhoa which has produced single Quinta vintage ports since 1967. The purchase by Taylors has increased investment in the port production facilities and the 2003 vintage shows the port house regaining its place amongst the top tier of port producers.
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