Port for sale by retailer

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Re: Port for sale by retailer - Asda

Post by nac » 17:42 Wed 10 Feb 2021

Have had similar issues when attempting to order online from Asda. It appears that stock isn’t held centrally and you only find out what’s actually available once you confirm a delivery address.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by nac » 17:49 Wed 10 Feb 2021

Tesco are currently (until 15/2/21) knocking out Graham’s 10YO Tawny for £15 per 75cl bottle (reduced from £20) - don’t know if this is available in-store or only online.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer - Carvalhas 1917

Post by nac » 11:50 Thu 11 Feb 2021

Sent an offer this morning by Fine & Rare - Quinta das Carvalhas, 1917 Colheita.

20 bottles available at £1,325 per bottle in bond. So, a case of 12 delivered would be just over £19,100. Bargain.

If you want the full details let me know. I await a deluge of enquiries...

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Doggett » 14:19 Thu 11 Feb 2021

Justin K wrote:
17:01 Wed 10 Feb 2021
Asda are selling Dow’s Crusted Port (bottled in 2012) for £8.75 which would be great if Asda had any stored in the Republic!
My Asda has three less bottles of the Dow’s Crusted (but bottled 2013) and now has an empty shelf area instead. Plenty of Graham’s 2015 LBV at £14 (I think) and Cockburn 2015 LBV at £10.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by nac » 15:31 Thu 11 Feb 2021

Doggett wrote:
14:19 Thu 11 Feb 2021
My Asda has three less bottles of the Dow’s Crusted (but bottled 2013) and now has an empty shelf area instead. Plenty of Graham’s 2015 LBV at £14 (I think) and Cockburn 2015 LBV at £10.
Have tried repeatedly to get the Cockburn LBV from Asda, but they never have it. Suspect your local Asda has the entire UK stock.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Jasper May » 22:01 Thu 11 Feb 2021

nac wrote:
15:31 Thu 11 Feb 2021
Have tried repeatedly to get the Cockburn LBV from Asda, but they never have it. Suspect your local Asda has the entire UK stock.
I did manage to get 5 bottles from them about three weeks ago (I ordered 10). I have another 10 on order for Monday, let's see - fingers crossed ! :)

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by idj123 » 14:08 Sat 13 Feb 2021

Doggett wrote:
14:19 Thu 11 Feb 2021
Justin K wrote:
17:01 Wed 10 Feb 2021
Asda are selling Dow’s Crusted Port (bottled in 2012) for £8.75 which would be great if Asda had any stored in the Republic!
My Asda has three less bottles of the Dow’s Crusted (but bottled 2013) and now has an empty shelf area instead. Plenty of Graham’s 2015 LBV at £14 (I think) and Cockburn 2015 LBV at £10.
Nothing left in my Asda (I even asked the assistant to check out back). I suspect that Asda are going the way of M&S and dumbing down their Port range which is a little concerning; it's pretty noticeable the amount of shelf space given over to rum, gin and vodka compared to the fortifieds.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by flash_uk » 14:18 Sat 13 Feb 2021

idj123 wrote:
14:08 Sat 13 Feb 2021
it's pretty noticeable the amount of shelf space given over to rum, gin and vodka compared to the fortifieds.
Same story in my local Sainsbury's - half a shelf for fortified, 8 bays of 4 shelves for spirits.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by idj123 » 14:22 Sat 13 Feb 2021

flash_uk wrote:
14:18 Sat 13 Feb 2021
idj123 wrote:
14:08 Sat 13 Feb 2021
it's pretty noticeable the amount of shelf space given over to rum, gin and vodka compared to the fortifieds.
Same story in my local Sainsbury's - half a shelf for fortified, 8 bays of 4 shelves for spirits.
And they couldn't even be bothered to label up the area.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by hadge » 19:49 Thu 18 Feb 2021

a little Asda trip today and got 3 Dow's Crusted and 5 Cockburn's LBV, all they had!

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Justin K » 22:29 Fri 05 Mar 2021

Asda have the Graham’s LBV on at £9.00 but don’t worry about me as I can’t travel to NI....bolloc*s😂

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Alex Bridgeman » 23:09 Fri 05 Mar 2021

Justin K wrote:
22:29 Fri 05 Mar 2021
Asda have the Graham’s LBV on at £9.00 but don’t worry about me as I can’t travel to NI....bolloc*s😂
Surely you have potential customers who are planning their reopening in April. It must be essential for you to travel and visit them to be part of their plans?
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Justin K » 00:51 Sat 06 Mar 2021

Alex,

If they extend the offer to some of their other range I’m definitely making a break for freedom!

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Port for sale by retailer - supermarket offers

Post by nac » 15:11 Thu 11 Mar 2021

Quick round-up of current supermarket offers.

Asda website showing (although clearly subject to usual Asda fantasy availability rules):
  • Graham's LBV 2015 - £9
  • Taylor's LBV unknown vintage - £10
  • Dow's Bomfim 2004 - £21
Morrisons
  • Taylor's 10 Year Old Tawny - £17
Waitrose
  • Graham's 10 Year Old Tawny - £16.39
  • Sandeman 20 Year Old Tawny - £31.99
  • Sandeman LBV 2015 - £13.79
  • Warre's Cavadhina 2004 - £25.49
  • Warre's LBV 2007 - £20.49

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Jasper May » 15:36 Thu 11 Mar 2021

I think that Asda have moved on to the 2009 for the Dow's Bomfim (atleast that is what they delivered to me).

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by nac » 15:50 Thu 11 Mar 2021

Jasper May wrote:
15:36 Thu 11 Mar 2021
I think that Asda have moved on to the 2009 for the Dow's Bomfim (atleast that is what they delivered to me).
You're probably right. I was assuming the illustration on the website was correct, but given we're talking about Asda...

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Re: RE: Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by rich_n » 16:08 Thu 11 Mar 2021

nac wrote:
Jasper May wrote:
15:36 Thu 11 Mar 2021
I think that Asda have moved on to the 2009 for the Dow's Bomfim (atleast that is what they delivered to me).
You're probably right. I was assuming the illustration on the website was correct, but given we're talking about Asda...
I'm not convinced that they really understand that different years are all that important... At least those maintaining the website.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by uncle tom » 17:24 Thu 11 Mar 2021

I'm not convinced that they really understand that different years are all that important... At least those maintaining the website.
The producers are as guilty as the supermarkets.

Portugal vineyards tell me vintages often change (especially for LBV) without any notification from the producers - they just run one year out and start shipping the next..
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Re: Port for sale by retailer - Rivesaltes (not Port)

Post by nac » 15:44 Wed 17 Mar 2021

Not Port, but thought I'd flag this up as it's a 1961 (which I know some TPF members are interested in) and quite good value.

FRW have just sent me an offer for 1961 Rivesaltes Ambre Heritage Du Temps, Domaine Singla - £185 in bond for a case of 3 x 50cl bottles.

If anyone wants full details email or PM me your email address.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by JacobH » 19:17 Tue 23 Mar 2021

I’ve just been getting some of my Port delivered from in bond and saw that Uncorked were selling Fonseca Quinta do Panascal 2004 at £129.42 for six, duty paid which seemed to me a pretty reasonable price so I bought some. They have 9 cases left.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by akzy » 16:21 Fri 30 Apr 2021

Graham 2000 at £45 inc VAT (free shipping over £100) at Bakers and Larners. https://www.bakersandlarners.co.uk/00-grahams-75cl

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by MigSU » 19:18 Fri 30 Apr 2021

akzy wrote:
16:21 Fri 30 Apr 2021
Graham 2000 at £45 inc VAT (free shipping over £100) at Bakers and Larners. https://www.bakersandlarners.co.uk/00-grahams-75cl
Bloody hell. Costs €90 in Garrafeira Nacional, and that's probably the cheapest one available here in Portugal (most other places are €100 or more). £45? For that price I'd buy two cases.

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Re: RE: Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by rich_n » 19:50 Fri 30 Apr 2021

akzy wrote:Graham 2000 at £45 inc VAT (free shipping over £100) at Bakers and Larners. https://www.bakersandlarners.co.uk/00-grahams-75cl
That's a great spot Zak, thanks for sharing. I've purchased a half case, it seemed rude not to.
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Re: RE: Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by akzy » 22:32 Fri 30 Apr 2021

rich_n wrote:
19:50 Fri 30 Apr 2021
akzy wrote:Graham 2000 at £45 inc VAT (free shipping over £100) at Bakers and Larners. https://www.bakersandlarners.co.uk/00-grahams-75cl
That's a great spot Zak, thanks for sharing. I've purchased a half case, it seemed rude not too
Did the same. As you said...

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Doggett » 16:09 Fri 07 May 2021

I don’t think there is a tasting attached, but there is a great chance to taste some Colheitas from different decades by the VWP team together with Palmer ports.

Palmer Decades Port Tasting Pack
Colheita (Single Harvest) Port from 1940 (white), 1950, 1962, 1970, 1982, 1990
6 x 60ml - £119.00
https://www.vintagewineandport.co.uk/pr ... Port-30000

And if that is more than you would like there is an aged tawny pack offer with some bonus young colheitas instead at £49.95

https://www.vintagewineandport.co.uk/pr ... rt-30000-0

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