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Hi there, I would like to know if the following 2 bottles of Porto are vintage & how much I could estimate at getting for them in the UK? Where can I go as an individual to do this? These were given to me by a family friend many years ago.

1. Dona Antonia reserva pessoal PORTO Ferreira EST 1751 (the number on a Garantia white seal label on the bottle is : 353215 -02), 75cl

2. FERREIRA PORTO EST 1751 SUPERIOR TAWNY (the number on the Garantia label is 704573-52), 75cl

They are both in excellent condition apart from the No.2 bottle having a little bit of the main label come off at the top - see photo. (The bottles are little dusty as they have come straight from the cellar).

I appreciate your help in this matter. Regards Carina VdLeest

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Hello Carina

These are not Vintage Ports, but Tawnhy Ports. The Superior Tawny is a regular 4 year old Tawny and the Dona Antonia is an older blend around 7 years old. Both bottles have no more than the nominal value, as you find them regularly in the market, even if with slightly different labellings.

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Viticulture issues, enology / winemaking issues. Wine regions of the world, with specialisation in the wines of Portugal, including Port. Tasting and sensory analysis, chemical analysis and the relation between both. Wine industry and wine economics (BUT NOT PRICES OF WINES). Sources of information regarding any aspect of wine. The human element of the wine industry and the integration of all aspects and sciences that concur to make a wine. Terroir.

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I have been a winemaker for 20 years. I am also in charge of the R&D department of the largest wine company in Portugal.

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Sogrape Vinhos S.A. ADVID (Association for the Development of Viticulture in Douro)

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Degree in Enology - UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal

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