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Smith Woodhouse 1994

Release Notes

The colour of this great Vintage is intense and it has rich and concentrated flavours with a most distinctive flowery bouquet.  It has great potential for long maturation.  The lotes from the Rio Torto provided some of the finest wines for the Vintage blend, in particular the wines from Quinta da Madalena, which make up the main part of this Vintage.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,30
Baumé: 3.0

Tasting Notes

SFE Tasting Room Team critic

SFE source
2010 tasting note year

Excellent deep colour, with some evolution on the rim. Rich aromas of dark crushed berries, combined with floral hints. Succulent and voluptuous palate dominated by lots of fruit, pepper and black cherry flavours.  Elegant and harmonious finish. Good potential for additional ageing.

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
2000 tasting note year

Attractive colour; distinctive Pontefract cakes nose, more refined than Gould [Campbell].  A complete, lovely wine.  2004-2020.

Score: 5 Stars

Robert Parker critic

Wine Advocate (magazine) source
1996 tasting note year

An under-rated producer, Smith-Woodhouse has turned out a port with an impressively saturated dark ruby/purple color.  This powerful port is moderately sweet, forward, rich, and full-bodied, with nicely integrated alcohol and tannin.  While it is not one of the vintage's blockbusters, it should be ready to drink in 3-5 years and keep for 15-20.  Anticipated maturity: 1999-2018.

Score: 90/100

More about Smith Woodhouse

To learn more about Smith Woodhouse here on The Vintage Port Site, read a concise Profile of the Smith Woodhouse Brand, and a detailed viticultural profile of the key Smith Woodhouse property, Quinta da Madalena.  If you would like to learn even more about Smith Woodhouse's history and the full range of Ports styles offered, visit the Smith Woodhouse website.

See details of other years in which this wine was made

  1. 2011
  2. 2007
  3. 2003
  4. 2000
  5. 1997
  6. 1992
  7. 1991
  8. 1985
  9. 1983
  10. 1982
  11. 1980
  12. 1977
  13. 1975
  14. 1970
  15. 1966
  16. 1963
  17. 1960
  18. 1955
  19. 1950
  20. 1947
  21. 1945
  22. 1935
  23. 1927
  24. 1924
  25. 1920
  26. 1917
  27. 1912
  28. 1908
  29. 1904
  30. 1900
  31. 1897
  32. 1896
  33. 1890


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