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Warre's Quinta da Cavadinha 1996

Release Notes

The Quinta da Cavadinha 1996 follows the classic Warre style, with very concentrated red and black fruit, with hints of Esteva. On the palate, a potent structure in harmony with the fruit, and with a long elegant finish. Warre’s Quinta da Cavadinha 1996 due to its great depth of structure will undoubtedly be a wine to age for many years.

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,88
Baumé: 3.4

Tasting Notes

Richard Mayson critic

World of Fine Wine (magazine) source
2012 tasting note year

A huge crop led to some rather stretched, early-maturing wines; mid-deep maturing color; evolved, truffley, and slightly soupy on the nose (lacking definition); rich, soft, and quite loose knit in style, especially immediately after the 1998s; quite big and round, fully ready to drink; satisfying but not one to keep.

Score: 13.5/20

More about Warre's Quinta da Cavadinha

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

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