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Hello.i am from nr kings lynn Norfolk ,I have a bottle of PANTHEON PORT by W&A GILBEY LTD is produce of Portugal. it was my granddads I was told it was bottled before the first world war it is still full and sealed
Thank Martyn

Hi Martyn,

There's a bit about Gilbey's and their base at the old Pantheon Theatre at that you may like to see but I'm afraid I can find no information about that Port.

However, I imagine this will have been London-bottled and a blend in either the Ruby or Tawny styles - although it would be difficult to tell those apart after a century in bottle as most of the fruit will have been lost over the years to leave a spirit dominance.

You don't say if you have it in mind to sell this but TW Glaze in Diss hold occasional wine auctions and they may be willing to suggest  a catalogue valuation if you attended one of their valuation days by appointment.




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