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My father would like to know how much and how old a bottle of port is he purchased at least 30 years ago (late 70's). The label has Harry Draytons Descendants Family Port series 3 or 4?

We live in Sydney.

Thank you

Hi Leza,

I'm afraid I can't answer you personally about this bottle as my experience is of real Port from Portugal but Drayton's might be able to help regarding the age ( as they show contact details on their site.

Isle of Wine ( currently list several different bottlings of Drayton's 'port' and a browse there may help you find the retail value of your father's. They might also be willing to make an offer to buy it for stock - which would give him the resale value if he had it in mind to sell.




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I have 40 year`s experience tasting, collecting and enjoying wines as an amateur enthusiast. Bordeaux and Port are my particular loves and I regularly buy and sell at auction. I have a good library and frequently participate in on-line discussions. I can only help with valuations, buying or selling if you tell me where you live as there are many variations around the world.


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