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Post by JacobH » 11:49 Sat 14 Nov 2020

nac wrote:Waitrose Cellar currently knocking out Graham’s 2015 LBV for £8.99 per bottle. A good cellar defender methinks?
Have you tried one? I was rather disappointed with the last two I tried- the 2011 and 2012 but that was a few years ago. They seemed much worse than the mid-2000 editions. I hope they've worked on the blend since then.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by Will » 17:46 Sat 14 Nov 2020

Amazon has some daily deals on various Port today. 15-20% off.

Warre's Quinta Da Cavadinha Vintage Port Wine 2004/2005 75 cl - £28
Graham's Crusted Port in Carton Port Wine, 2013, 75 cl -£ 15.81
Graham's Quinta Malvedos Port 2005/2006 75cl £22

And a few others (20cl of Graham's Tawny, Dow's and Graham's White Port).

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Post by nac » 22:09 Sat 14 Nov 2020

JacobH wrote:
11:49 Sat 14 Nov 2020
nac wrote:Waitrose Cellar currently knocking out Graham’s 2015 LBV for £8.99 per bottle. A good cellar defender methinks?
Have you tried one? I was rather disappointed with the last two I tried- the 2011 and 2012 but that was a few years ago. They seemed much worse than the mid-2000 editions. I hope they've worked on the blend since then.
Currently got a bottle of the 2013 open as my “kitchen port”. Quite pleasant. Nothing special. Was also purchased for <£10.

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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by akzy » 18:31 Tue 17 Nov 2020

Tescos have Graham's Malvedos at £20 a bottle. Unsure on the year... presume 2005/6.
Asda have Bomfim also at £20 a bottle. Again, presume 2005/6.

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Post by AHB » 18:43 Wed 18 Nov 2020

akzy wrote:
18:31 Tue 17 Nov 2020
Tescos have Graham's Malvedos at £20 a bottle. Unsure on the year... presume 2005/6.
Asda have Bomfim also at £20 a bottle. Again, presume 2005/6.
I was in Tesco on Monday. They were carrying the 1997 Tesco Finest Vintage Port for £20 without any discounts. If they do the "buy 6 and get 25% off" offer inclusive of Port, this would be a top tip.
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Post by winesecretary » 19:20 Wed 18 Nov 2020

@ Alex - have you had that Tesco '97? I've never tried it.

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Post by nac » 20:00 Wed 18 Nov 2020

AHB wrote:
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I was in Tesco on Monday. They were carrying the 1997 Tesco Finest Vintage Port for £20 without any discounts. If they do the "buy 6 and get 25% off" offer inclusive of Port, this would be a top tip.
Finest VP on tesco.com is the 2007. Wonder if this is just a local offer where they’re getting rid of old stock? Definitely worth keeping an eye out for.

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Post by Axel P » 20:02 Wed 18 Nov 2020

Would like to taste this, too, dear Alex. Could you pick up a bottle or two for me?

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Post by AHB » 21:44 Wed 18 Nov 2020

Axel P wrote:
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Would like to taste this, too, dear Alex. Could you pick up a bottle or two for me?

Thanks

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I don't go into Tesco very often, but if they have some when I next visit, I'll buy a couple of bottles for you.
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Post by Doggett » 22:34 Wed 18 Nov 2020

Tesco no longer offer fortified wines in their 25% off 6 offers as far as I understand.

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Post by hadge » 23:05 Wed 18 Nov 2020

Most Tesco stores are carrying the 2007 now, haven't seen the 97 for a bit.

i have a couple of bottle's of the 97 somewhere, i will dig out for a tasting with everyone at some point.

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Post by Axel P » 15:55 Thu 19 Nov 2020

Thanks, much appreciated
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Post by idj123 » 19:34 Sun 22 Nov 2020

Waitrose are knocking down the price of the Warre LBV (07), the Sandeman LBV (15) and the Vargellas (02?) by between 20% and 25% currently.

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Post by AHB » 21:21 Sun 22 Nov 2020

Axel P wrote:
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Thanks, much appreciated
That's good. I went back into my nearest Tesco yesterday and found that they have changed their stock and now only have the 2007 vintage on the shelf.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer

Post by uncle tom » 08:06 Mon 23 Nov 2020

Waitrose are knocking down the price of the Warre LBV (07), the Sandeman LBV (15) and the Vargellas (02?) by between 20% and 25% currently.
The Warre 'discount' is from a deliberately inflated price, so not really a discount. The discounted Vargellas price is reasonable, but the lack of a quoted vintage really annoys me.

The Sandeman is the one to go for.
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Post by AHB » 22:13 Fri 27 Nov 2020

Morrison’s have reduced their Own Label 10YO Tawny from SFE from £12 to £11.

This is probably one of the best own label 10YOs around in the UK.
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Re: Port for sale by retailer - Kopke Reserve Tawny

Post by nac » 13:21 Fri 04 Dec 2020

Waitrose doing a promotion (until 16/12/20) of ten wines that have all been reduced to £10 per bottle - includes Kopke Reserve Tawny.

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Post by JacobH » 14:38 Fri 04 Dec 2020

Something a bit different: Churchill’s have started https://port.club/ which is a subscription-based Port delivery service.

For £240 p/a you apparently get 4 deliveries of three bottles: “1 x Anytime Port”; “1 x The Right Time Port”; and “1 x One Time Port” which is, intriguingly, a “Unique Club Blends bottled only for member shipment.” There are also a load of discounts for things in Portugal / virtual tastings etc.

Strangely, I can’t see any details of bottle sizes on the website. If they are in 50cl bottles (which Churchill seems to like a lot) it wouldn’t be bad value at £15 a bottle, but I would be a lot less tempted if they are halves or even 20cl bottles.
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Post by uncle tom » 16:00 Fri 04 Dec 2020

I got that mailshot too - but I found the detail too vague, to sign up at the price.

50cL bottles would fall short of my expectations, unless very special.
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Post by AHB » 19:23 Sun 06 Dec 2020

I bought a bottle of the Kopke Reserve Tawny. I’ll probably open it this week and will post a TN when I do.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
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Post by Jasper May » 02:07 Wed 16 Dec 2020

Amazon currently has Grahams crusted 2013 on sale for £15, if you subscribe to their monthly "Subscribe and Save" plan for 5 items or more you can knock off another 15% (£12.75), I add a few bottles to make the cat food cheaper - atleast that is my argument when confronted :-) .

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Post by flash_uk » 13:30 Sun 20 Dec 2020

Ocado has Noval 10YO with one third off, at 16.99. Waitrose Cellar has it 20% off at 19.99. I’ve had this a lot recently and really like it.

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