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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by jdaw1 » 22:56 Sat 25 Jul 2009

Nysa Vins & spiritueux on 94 rue Montorgueil had:
• Quinta de Santa Barbara, Special Reserve Tawny, at €17,50 a bottle;
• Porto Osmann 10Y, at €27,50.
The former is interesting: I thought that Santa Barbara is owned by the IVDP and used for experiments. Maybe I misremembered.

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Post by jdaw1 » 23:10 Sat 25 Jul 2009

Next I must mention Nicolas Image. They are everywhere. In the UK they would be said to have a monopoly, but doubtless French libel lawyers would tell me that the term is ‟national champion” or some other guff. Apparently there are 250ish of them in Paris. I have photos of the dodgy-looking stuff they sell, but the data below also uses the website.
• Graham's Quinta Dos Malvedos 1998, €42.60;
• King's Port Blanc, €9;
• King's Port Red Crown 20Y, €33.10;
• King's Port Ruby Reserva Especial, €7.75;
• King's Port Tawny, €8.90;
• Lágrima Adriano Ramos-Pinto €14.75;
• Noval Fine Ruby, €10.55;
• Noval Fine White, €10.65;
• Noval Tawny 10Y, €23.20;
• Noval Tawny 20Y, €40;
• Quinta de Sao Pedro das Aguias Ruby, €10.65;
• Ramos Pinto 10Y Tawny, Quinta de Ervamoira, €25.75;
• Rozès Vintage 1997, €25.10 (website says LBV, but it is vintage);
• Sao Pedro das Aguias 10Y, €16.10;
• Taylor's LBV 2001, €20.75;
• Taylor 10Y, €28.10.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by jdaw1 » 23:24 Sat 25 Jul 2009

Le Repaire de Bacchus is a much smaller chain of shops. The one at 6 Rue Bayen, 75017 Paris, +33 1 47 66 76 75 was tended by a fine damsel vaguely interested in port, who now has my card. Meanwhile:
• Andresen 1991 colheita, €32.50;
• Andresen 1995 colheita, €25.90;
• Andresen 2003 vintage, €59;
• Andresen tawny, €13.75;
• Andresen white, €14.90;
• Ramos-Pinto 2003 LBV, €25;
• Halves of Smith Woodhouse 2000 vintage, €29.75.

I think, but am not absolutely sure, that it was in a previous visit to a branch of this chain that I saw the Noval 1968 colheita for €144.85.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by AHB » 22:48 Mon 27 Jul 2009

Am I starting to detect that either you will be drinking more tawny / colheita than previously or else your (father's) storage problems will be solved?
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Post by jdaw1 » 18:03 Wed 29 Jul 2009

AHB wrote:Am I starting to detect that either you will be drinking more tawny / colheita than previously or else your (father's) storage problems will be solved?
The latter which is why I have allowed those problems to drift nearer to critical.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 18:21 Wed 29 Jul 2009

Hooked On Wine has 2003 Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port in Magnums for $185. For the US that's a good, but not great price. (I can find it on wine-searcher for $190-$195.)
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Conky » 22:31 Mon 03 Aug 2009

For anyone in America, Isn't this a steal?

1963 Dows for $106/£65

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by g-man » 00:41 Tue 04 Aug 2009

Conky wrote:For anyone in America, Isn't this a steal?

1963 Dows for $106/£65
yea we bought some, has some signs of seepage.

and they don't hold till weather gets better.

wouldn't want to ship in lovely 90 degree F NY weather
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by g-man » 22:27 Tue 11 Aug 2009

Benchmark wines has some interesting stuff.

Gould Campbell Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $37 MB*****
Graham`s Malvedos Port 1988 375ml ~ 24 @ $32 oxidized capsules
Niepoort Port 1985 ~ 6 @ $44 WS92
Niepoort Port 1994 ~ 6 @ $52 WS91
Quinta do Noval Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $48 WS91
Smith Woodhouse Madelena Port 1995 ~ 12 @ $28 WS92
Smith Woodhouse Port 1994 ~ 6 @ $45 WA90 bin soiled labels
Taylor Port 1980 ~ 12 @ $96
Taylor Port 1983 ~ 12 @ $77 MB***/**
Taylor Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $76 WS90
Warres Port 1983 ~ 12 @ $62 WA90
Warres Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $57 WS91, MB****/*
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Post by JacobH » 17:28 Sun 23 Aug 2009

Google threw this up when searching for something else:

Wine Deal is offering Barão de Vilar 20 Year Old Tawny. Was £24.99; now £15.99 (inc. tax, delivery £7.99).

Has anyone tried this?
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by g-man » 20:10 Fri 28 Aug 2009

Benchmark just had some listings.

Barros Port 1985 ~ 2 @ $56
Calem Port 1977 ~ 8 @ $30
Calem Port 1985 ~ 1 @ $30
Cockburn Port 1985 ~ 1 @ $55 WS90 chipped capsule
Cockburn Port 1994 ~ 11 @ $45 WA91, WS92
Dalva Port 1977 ~ 11 @ $30
Dow Port 1977 ~ 5 @ $94 WA93, WS94
Dow Port 1980 ~ 1 @ $85 WS91
Dow Port 1983 ~ 3 @ $85 WS94
Dow Port 1985 ~ 1 @ $67 MB**** torn back label
Dow Quinta do Bomfim Port 1990 ~ 5 @ $45 WA96
Ferreira Port 1985 ~ 10 @ $49 chipped capsules
Ferreira Quinta Do Seixa Port 1983 ~ 10 @ $35 WS91 damp stained label
Ferreira Quinta Do Seixa Port 1983 ~ 2 @ $35 WS91 corroded capsules
Fonseca Port 1960 ~ 1 @ $169
Fonseca Port 1970 ~ 2 @ $159 WS96
Fonseca Port 1977 ~ 10 @ $210 WS100
Fonseca Port 1985 ~ 1 @ $88 WA95, WS95, MB****/*
Fonseca Port 1992 ~ 1 @ $108 WA97
Fonseca Port 1995 ~ 12 @ $39
Gould Campbell Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $52 MB*****
Gould Campbell Port 1994 ~ 2 @ $35 WS92 bin soiled label
Graham`s Malvedos Port 1992 ~ 1 @ $42 WA92, WS91 bin soiled label
Graham`s Port 1977 ~ 12 @ $114 WA93, WS93, MB*****
Graham`s Port 1983 ~ 12 @ $69 WA92, WS93
Graham`s Port 1985 ~ 4 @ $87 WS96
Niepoort Port 1983 ~ 8 @ $55
Offley Boa Vista Port 1985 ~ 8 @ $54 oxidized capsules
Quarles Harris Port 1985 ~ 12 @ $52
Quinta do Infantado Port 1985 ~ 6 @ $29
Quinta do Noval Port 1985 375ml ~ 16 @ $24
Ramos Pinto Port 1985 ~ 3 @ $45
Real Companhia Velha Vintage Port 1970 ~ 11 @ $30
Smith Woodhouse Port 1985 ~ 3 @ $64 WA90
Smith Woodhouse Port 1985 ~ 1 @ $64 WA90 torn back label
Smith Woodhouse Port 1985 375ml ~ 23 @ $34 WA90
Taylor Port 1985 ~ 5 @ $78 WS90
Warres Port 1977 ~ 4 @ $95 WS92
Warres Port 1977 ~ 1 @ $90 WS92 bin soiled label
Warres Port 1980 ~ 2 @ $65 MB**** torn back label
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 22:20 Fri 28 Aug 2009

g-man wrote:Benchmark just had some listings.
Some of those prices are really good. It's nice to see that Benchmark is finally recognizing that the market is in retreat and adjusting their prices, but they still appear to be behind the curve on the upper-end stuff. I can get 1985 Fonseca and Graham for about $10/bottle less than their offer, for example.

Wish I had storage space, though... I'd probably grab all of those $30 bottles if I did. :cry:
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 22:30 Fri 28 Aug 2009

Glenn E. wrote:
g-man wrote:Benchmark just had some listings.
Some of those prices are really good. It's nice to see that Benchmark is finally recognizing that the market is in retreat and adjusting their prices, but they still appear to be behind the curve on the upper-end stuff. I can get 1985 Fonseca and Graham for about $10/bottle less than their offer, for example.

Wish I had storage space, though... I'd probably grab all of those $30 bottles if I did. :cry: And $34 is a steal (in the US) for 1985 Smith Woodhouse!
Those are 1/2 bottles of SWC85 at 34, but 64 for the full bottle is a pretty good deal. A better deal are some of those $30-50 wines from the 70's and 80's. Easy ready-to-drink, folks!

Really, anyone with a stable job, secure savings, and some spending cash should be taking advantage of 2009 to build their Port stash. We're not going to see a low-price glut like this for quite a while. Second houses are showing up with fabulous prices, and even some first-houses are showing up. Fonseca 85 is going cheap all over the place. When we've drunk all the F70 and F77, THE port will be F85.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 22:37 Fri 28 Aug 2009

That's a nice variety of 1985s, too... I may have to go ahead and order a smattering just to widen my mini-horizontal that I've been building. If I grab the ones from this that I don't already have I'll be able to do a 12-14 bottle horizontal all by myself, which would be pretty fun some day.

Those 1970 Real Companhia Velha are calling to me... $30 each is just crazy cheap.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 23:00 Fri 28 Aug 2009

Glenn E. wrote:That's a nice variety of 1985s, too... I may have to go ahead and order a smattering just to widen my mini-horizontal that I've been building. If I grab the ones from this that I don't already have I'll be able to do a 12-14 bottle horizontal all by myself, which would be pretty fun some day.

Those 1970 Real Companhia Velha are calling to me... $30 each is just crazy cheap.
Warning -- Hoopers63 (RCV) was almost undrinkable.

But yeah, i see those 85's and am MIGHTY tempted. but i have too much to drink, i'm going to try to let this one pass :)
Infantado85 and Noval85 didn't fare well in our tastings, but they're there, cheap. The Noval 1/2s would be a great "intimate night" wine, if it were tasty.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 23:48 Fri 28 Aug 2009

I bit. Picked up a bunch of the '85s and a handful of the '70 RCVs. Even if undrinkable I can use them for cooking!

My mini-horizontal of 1985s now stands at 16. :mrgreen:
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Post by g-man » 03:16 Sat 29 Aug 2009

SushiNorth wrote:
Glenn E. wrote:That's a nice variety of 1985s, too... I may have to go ahead and order a smattering just to widen my mini-horizontal that I've been building. If I grab the ones from this that I don't already have I'll be able to do a 12-14 bottle horizontal all by myself, which would be pretty fun some day.

Those 1970 Real Companhia Velha are calling to me... $30 each is just crazy cheap.
Warning -- Hoopers63 (RCV) was almost undrinkable.

But yeah, i see those 85's and am MIGHTY tempted. but i have too much to drink, i'm going to try to let this one pass :)
Infantado85 and Noval85 didn't fare well in our tastings, but they're there, cheap. The Noval 1/2s would be a great "intimate night" wine, if it were tasty.

really??? the hoopers 63 was great for me.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 04:25 Sat 29 Aug 2009

g-man wrote:
SushiNorth wrote:
Glenn E. wrote:That's a nice variety of 1985s, too... I may have to go ahead and order a smattering just to widen my mini-horizontal that I've been building. If I grab the ones from this that I don't already have I'll be able to do a 12-14 bottle horizontal all by myself, which would be pretty fun some day.
Those 1970 Real Companhia Velha are calling to me... $30 each is just crazy cheap.
Warning -- Hoopers63 (RCV) was almost undrinkable.

But yeah, i see those 85's and am MIGHTY tempted. but i have too much to drink, i'm going to try to let this one pass :)
Infantado85 and Noval85 didn't fare well in our tastings, but they're there, cheap. The Noval 1/2s would be a great "intimate night" wine, if it were tasty.
really??? the hoopers 63 was great for me.
You're right, i apologize, i confused it with a different bottle:
http://theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2908
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 07:48 Sat 29 Aug 2009

Glenn E. wrote:My mini-horizontal of 1985s now stands at 16. :mrgreen:
Now that I've taken the time to enter all of the new purchases, CellarTracker informs me that I'm wrong. I have 17 different 1985s.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by smisse » 20:05 Fri 18 Sep 2009

For the dutch: Makro is selling a Don Pablo 2003 vintage as "winstpakker" for 14,88EUR.
Does anyone know this brand and tried it?

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Glenn E. » 17:24 Tue 06 Oct 2009

Brentwood Wine wrote:Barros Port 1985 1 btl @ $56
Dow Port 1983 WS94 2 btl @ $75
Graham`s Port 1977 WA93, WS93, MB***** 6 btl @ $89
Graham`s Port 1983 WA92, WS93 5 btl @ $60
Niepoort Port 1983 8 btl @ $55
Quinta do Tedo Vintage Port 1995 1 btl @ $69
Taylor Port 1980 12 btl @ $96
Taylor Port 1983 MB***/** 6 btl @ $77

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 20:26 Wed 18 Nov 2009

A retailer near me is having a sale (non-internet). If anyone is interested, please let me know. I've asterisk'd the better values.
Fonseca 2003 $80*
Warre's 2000 $40*
Warre's 2003 $40*
Delaforce 2000 $25*

Taylor 2005 $40
Cockburn 1994 $60
Dow's 2000 $70
Croft 2003 $80
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by jdaw1 » 23:50 Fri 04 Dec 2009

jdaw1 wrote:
jdaw1 wrote:With the change of continent I am unsubscribing from several US email notifications. Perhaps somebody remaining on the west of the Atlantic would like to subscribe and, when appropriate, post quotations in this thread.
My desubscriptions now include: WineAccess; Benchmark Wine; Wines Til Sold Out; Brentwood Wine; Atlantic Wine Inc; Acker, Merrall & Condit.
And Vickers Liquors of Rhode Island, who once sold Ramos-Pinto 1985 at $25ish a bottle.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 16:36 Fri 29 Jan 2010

Vickers still has some cheap Ramos-pinto. Meanwhile, a store near me is having a sale:

http://www.suburbanwines.com/
(prices are per bottle)
COCKBURNS QUINTA DOS CANAIS 03 Q:1 Reg:$39.99, Sale:$29.99, case or more:$27.99
QUINTA DA NOVAL VINTAGE PORT 03 Q:1 Reg:$49.99, Sale:$37.49, case or more:$34.99
TAYLOR FLADGATE VARGELLAS 05 Q:3 Reg:$59.99, Sale:$44.99, case or more:$41.99
Q is quantity. a case can be mixed, and they've other stuff on sale. Personally, i think the quantities hardly make it worth it, but just in case...

update: QdN is gone.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by SushiNorth » 16:30 Fri 05 Feb 2010

Sale again:
SushiNorth wrote:A retailer near me is having a sale (non-internet). If anyone is interested, please let me know. I've asterisk'd the better values.
Warre's 2000 $40*
Warre's 2003 $40*
Delaforce 2000 $25*
And
Cockburn 2003 $40*

(these are good values because you'll have a hard time finding them cheaper, retail)
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