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Warre's 1991

Release Notes

The wine has great depth with a tremendous colour, a well-balanced fruity nose and has considerable tannin.  It will be a particularly long-maturing wine.  Only the very best lots from the lagar trodden wines from the Rio Torto Valley quintas and Quinta Cavadinha wines were chosen and a very limited quantity has been produced. 

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,13
Baumé: 3,2

Tasting Notes

SFE Tasting Room Team critic

SFE source
2006 tasting note year

Dark ruby colour, with great depth. On the nose, intense succulent blackcurrant fruits, with hints of chocolate. On the palate considerable tannin, and a rich velvety finish.

critic

Wine and Spirits (magazine) source
2006 tasting note year

All the components are there for an exceptional Vintage Port. The colour is black, with a purple edge, and the aroma is of black fruit and chocolate. Velvety in texture, dense sweet fruit is heightened by balancing acidity. Packed with flavour intensity, this Warre has excellent grip that carries through the long finish. A wine for the long term.

Score: 94/100

Serena Sutcliffe MW critic

A Century of Vintage Port (booklet, Sutcliffe, 2002 Sotheby's) source
2002 tasting note year

That whiff of Seville oranges is there immediately. Fascinating, intriguing taste of marmalade and black and red fruit. Luscious and yet structured. Hugely successful. Still a bit of fire on the finish but perfectly integrated.

James Suckling critic

Wine Spectator (magazine) source
1994 tasting note year

This is feminine in style, with lovely berry and grapey aromas and flavours. The finish, however, is packed with fruit and tannins. it’s got grip.

Score: 91/100

More about Warre's

To learn more about Warre's here on The Vintage Port Site, read a concise Profile of the Warre's Brand, and detailed viticultural profiles of the three key Warre's properties, Quinta da Cavadinha, Quinta do Retiro Antigo and Quinta da Telhada.  If you would like to learn even more about Warre's history and the full range of Ports styles offered, visit the Warre's website.

See details of other years in which this wine was made

  1. 2011
  2. 2009
  3. 2007
  4. 2003
  5. 2000
  6. 1997
  7. 1994
  8. 1985
  9. 1983
  10. 1980
  11. 1977
  12. 1975
  13. 1970
  14. 1966
  15. 1963
  16. 1960
  17. 1958
  18. 1955
  19. 1950
  20. 1947
  21. 1945
  22. 1934
  23. 1927
  24. 1924
  25. 1922
  26. 1920
  27. 1912
  28. 1908
  29. 1904
  30. 1900
  31. 1896
  32. 1894
  33. 1890


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