94 POINTS: James Suckling
93 POINTS: Mark Squires. RobertParker.com
"The 1985 Vintage Port is a field blend (heavy on the 'big three' of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca) coming in just under 106 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is a current submission, although obviously not a new wine. I remember seeing this once many years ago, closer to release, and it didn't seem to have nearly this much substance. It has come along well. In a pretty good place now, this wine's tannins are moderate--but definitely still there--while
— 93 Points, Mark Squires. RobertParker.com
"Aromas of violets, dried fruits and figs. Full body, medium sweet, beautiful tannins and length. Seems to be growing in depth and intensity. Beautiful now. I love the tannin tension to this. Drink and enjoy."
— 94 Points, James Suckling