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Sandeman Porto Tawny 30 Years Old

— 26 Accolades
Sandeman Tawny 30Anos
    • 94 /100 Points

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      Wine Spectator
      Wine Spectator
      Taster
      James Molesworth
      Country
      United States
      Year
      2021
      Comments
      Charming, with a flattering mix of golden raisin, bing cherry, quince and kumquat flavors at the core, giving way to orange blossom and date on the finish. Lovely range and detail, with fine underlying zip. Drink now. 625 cases made, 270 cases imported.
    • Gold

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      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2020
    • Gold

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      Mundus Vini
      Mundus Vini
      Country
      Germany
      Year
      2019
    • Gold

      wine contest

      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2019
    • Silver

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      International Wine Challenge
      International Wine Challenge
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2019
    • Silver

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      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2019
    • 94 /100 Points

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      Wine Enthusiast
      Wine Enthusiast
      Taster
      Roger Voss
      Country
      United States
      Year
      2019
    • 16 /20 Points

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      Jancis Robinson
      Jancis Robinson
      Taster
      Tim Jackson
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2019
      Comments
      Pale tawny amber. Rancio old cheese hints over old tobacco, polished wood and garam masala spice. Intense sweetness, but the spice, wood polish and nut gives a sense of dryness. Drying out a bit? Long, slightly salty finish though.
    • Gold

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      Mundus Vini
      Mundus Vini
      Country
      Germany
      Year
      2018
    • Gold

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      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2018
    • Silver

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      International Wine Challenge
      International Wine Challenge
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2018
    • 92 /100 Points

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      e-RobertParker
      Robert Parker
      Taster
      Mark Squires
      Country
      United States
      Year
      2018
      Comments
      The NV 30 Years Old Tawny Porto is a typical Douro blend. It was bottled on June 27, 2018, with a Vinolok stopper and 120 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is an understated step up on the 20, but it increases the power and the complexity levels. Here, you get more grip on the finish but still not much richness. There's a lively and balanced feel to go with that increased complexity. This oddly seems fresher at times than the 20, even while it is more complex, i.e., more mature. The concentrated and mature flavors are lovely, making this a pleasure to drink. There were 7,500 bottles produced in this release.
    • Silver Medal Outstanding

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      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      — Silver Medal Outstanding
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2018
    • Trophy

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      Decanter World Wine Awards
      — Trophy — Best Tawny Port
      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2017
    • Great Gold Medal

      wine contest

      Mundus Vini
      — Great Gold Medal
      Mundus Vini
      Country
      Germany
      Year
      2017
    • 90 /100 Points

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      Decanter
      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Taster
      Tasting Panel
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2017
      Comments
      "​Soft, appealing aromas of creamy milk chocolate usher in warm flavours of cream, barley sugar and sweet spice – texturally interesting and well made, if a touch monochrome.
      Blind tasted by Richard Mayson, Rod Smith MW, Demetri Walters MW (at Decanter's January 2018 issue Tawny Port: 10 & 20 Year Old Panel Tasting, 14 Aug 2017)"
    • Gold

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      Mundus Vini
      Mundus Vini
      Country
      Germany
      Year
      2016
    • Silver

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      Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
      Concours Mondial Bruxelles
      Country
      Belgium
      Year
      2016
    • Silver

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      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2016
    • 95 /100 Points

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      Wine Spectator
      Wine Spectator
      Taster
      Kim Marcus
      Country
      United States
      Year
      2016
      Comments
      Citrus zest accents provide a zesty backdrop to the lush, rich and creamy flavors of buttersctoch, white chocolate and café au lait. Fresh and minerally on the finish, with notes of sea salt. Complex and pure.​
    • Silver

      wine contest

      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2016
    • Gold

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      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Decanter World Wine Awards
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2015
    • Silver

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      Mundus Vini
      Mundus Vini
      Country
      Germany
      Year
      2015
    • Gold Medal Outstanding

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      International Wine and Spirit Competition
      — Gold Medal Outstanding
      Iwsc
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2015
    • Silver

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      International Wine Challenge
      International Wine Challenge
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2015
    • 16 /20 Points

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      Jancis Robinson
      Jancis Robinson
      Taster
      Jancis Robinson
      Country
      United Kingdom
      Year
      2013
      Comments
      "Sandeman have a long tradition of producing fine tawny port but this one doesn’t seem a great buy. It’s perfectly pleasant but has less vigour and interest than some 20 year olds.
      £60 RRP Majestic.co.uk and other fine wine stores"
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