2008 Vintage Port Declarations

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2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by DRT » 23:38 Mon 26 Apr 2010

As 2008 is clearly not going to be a generally declared vintage the title of this thread is perhaps slightly misleading as the vintage ports from off-vintages are often described as being "Released" rather than "Declared". Regardless of the merits of one or the other description, I thought it would be useful to have a thread to record which shippers are producing a vintage port from the 2008 vintage.

To start the ball rolling I have recieved confirmation from each of the relevant shippers that the following 2008 vintage ports will be released:

Alves de Souza
Burmester
Duorum
Duorum Vinha de Castelo Melhor
Fonseca Guimaraens [Factsheet]
Kopke Sao Luiz
Niepoort Pisca (at least some of which has been bottled as Niepoort Bioma Vinha Velha)
Quinta das Carvalhas
Quinta de Romaneira
Quinta de Santa Eufemia
Quinta de Senhora da Ribeira from Dow
Quinta de Terra Feita from Taylor [Factsheet]
Quinta de Vargellas from Taylor [Factsheet]
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Roeda from Croft [Factsheet]
Quinta do Bomfim from Dow
Quinta do Estanho
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Panascal from Fonseca [Factsheet]
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta dos Canais from Cockburn
Quinta dos Malvedos from Graham
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Quinta Vale D'Agodinho from Quevedo [Factsheet]
Real Companhia Velha
Rozes
Vista Alegre

Please post away as and when you find confirmation that a particular wine has been produced.

Links to other lists of declarations:
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Note: The Factsheets relating to the Croft, Fonseca and Taylor wines linked to above were kindly supplied to me by Adrian Bridge, Managing Director of the Taylor Fladgate Partnership, whose Copyright © is hereby acknowledged.
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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by Axel P » 15:06 Fri 30 Apr 2010

Thanks for the info, Derek. Unfortunately the IVDP is not too much of a helping hand here.

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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by AHB » 15:47 Sat 13 Jun 2015

I have just edited DRT's top post to add Quevedo, Quinta do Noval and Quinta de Estanho to the list of known 2008 releases.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by AHB » 16:33 Sat 13 Jun 2015

And a load more!
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by AW77 » 14:17 Sun 14 Jun 2015

The Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt know thy Port

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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by AHB » 21:54 Sun 14 Jun 2015

Thank you, first post updated.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Re: 2008 Vintage Port Declarations

Post by jdaw1 » 18:07 Fri 16 Sep 2016

Kopke Quinta São Luiz 2008 is mentioned on the web: www.gall.nl; www.uvinum.es; degendranken.nl; www.budgetwijnen.nl; uvinum.co.uk.

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