Croft 63

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Croft 63

Post by learner » 13:33 Tue 24 Jun 2014

I have a bottle of Croft 63 port that was given as a gift back in 1981. No proper label just a small white one that states: CROFT'S 1963
The wax seal is slightly damaged and was like that when I received it. The bottle has since been stored flat in a dark under stairs cupboard
I would like to sell. Any idea what price I should be asking for and where I can sell it please?
I can email photos if anyone is interested (can't get them to upload here I'm afraid)
Thank you.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by jdaw1 » 16:54 Tue 24 Jun 2014

learner wrote:(can't get them to upload here I'm afraid)
Beneath the reply box is a button “Upload attachment”, which allows exactly that.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by learner » 20:51 Tue 24 Jun 2014

Thank you.
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Re: Croft 63

Post by learner » 20:52 Tue 24 Jun 2014

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Re: Croft 63

Post by jdaw1 » 08:32 Wed 25 Jun 2014

The person most likely to want a Cr63 is abroad, so please don’t interpret silence as bad.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by learner » 11:47 Wed 25 Jun 2014

Thanks for the information. Are they away for a long time do you know? I'll be patient.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by jdaw1 » 13:27 Wed 25 Jun 2014

learner wrote:Are they away for a long time do you know?
Expect a reply some time next week.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by AHB » 22:45 Fri 27 Jun 2014

You can currently buy Croft 1963 from reputable retailers for around £85-90 per bottle. A seller can normally expect to net about 50% of this.

Our best advice to potential sellers is normally to urge them to reconsider. A mature bottle of vintage port like the one you have is a wonderful experience and a fantastic drink to share with family or friends. Depending on where you are in the country you would be welcome to bring it to one of our tastings and share some of our port in return.

However, if you are determined to sell for £40-50 then please let me know by private message and also let me know where you are in the UK.

(And I suspect that I am the person JDAW was thinking of when asking you to be patient - I am a '63 baby.)
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Re: Croft 63

Post by jdaw1 » 23:55 Fri 27 Jun 2014

AHB wrote:(And I suspect that I am the person JDAW was thinking of when asking you to be patient - I am a '63 baby.)
Indeed so.

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Re: Croft 63

Post by AHB » 13:15 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Just to confirm that I have agreed to buy this bottle - thanks Nic!
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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