Port Vintage Report: An exceptional novelty, one of the best of the century, with wines rich in fruity aromas and tannins, with a great capacity for aging. However, few houses declared production, owing to the international crisis which sparked a reduction in the demand for expensive wines; many stocks of excellent 1927 vintage were yet to be sold. The Vintage prize awarded to Noval with the designation of National must be highlighted, considered by the American magazine Wine Spectator in 1999 to be one of the 12 best wines in the world from the 20th Century. Winter was very dry and summer was exceptionally cold and dry, including August. In September, the temperature rose and some rain fell. A late harvest, at the end of September, under ideal weather conditions. Despite the irregularity of the weather, some notable wines were produced.