1994
Wine and Port

1994 Wine and Port

1994 Wine Vintage Report

1994 Vintage Port :

A 1994 Vintage Port makes a great 25 year old wine gift for a 25th birthday or anniversary: 1994 was one of the greatest vintages of the 20th Century that produced classic, monumental port wines with rich fruit character. While these wines can be approached in their youth, the best need 20 years in bottle, making them mature for drinking now or perfect to age for another 20 years. Our wine buyer highly recommends the 1994 Taylor's Vintage Port , an outstanding Vintage Port that scored an incredible 100 points from Wine Spectator and 97 from Robert Parker.

1994 Italian :

In Tuscany, the Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile and Brunello had a very good year with a warm early Spring. The good weather conditions carried through to the harvest season with healthy, ripe fruit. In Piedmont prolonged rain caused serious problems, however a few producers still made good Barolo and Barbaresco wines.

1994 Bordeaux :

The 1994 vintage is generally rated as good but a little inconsistent. The top estates produced some very fine wines that are far superior to those in the poor years between 1991 and 1993. The best 1994 Bordeaux wines are characterised by high tannin levels with rich fruit and should mature well over the next few years.

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1994 Brunello di Montalcino

Biondi Santi's brunello di Montalcino is an elegant, age-worthy wine which is known for its brilliant garnet hue and its bouquet of berries with underlying vanilla and spice.
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1994 Chateau Chasse Spleen

The 1994 Chateau Chasse-Spleen has fully developed with a medium aroma intensity of fresh red berries, dried black currants, prunes, sweet spice, cold coffee, stable floor, dry earth, gravel dust and dried herbs.
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1994 Chateau d'Armailhac

Tasting notes

Made in an attractive, more muscular style, the 1994 displays a dark ruby/purple color, spicy, meaty, curranty aromas with a touch of cedar and earth, moderate tannin, and good flesh and structure.
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1994 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou

" Ducru is on a roll, with fine efforts over recent vintages, including an exceptional 1994, spectacular 1995, and what looks to be an equally profound, super-concentrated 1996.
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1994 Chateau Haut Brion

*** 92 Points Robert Parker ***

Reviews
"This is one of the surprise sleeper wines of the vintage which has more successes than many people suspect in spite of all the rain.
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1994 Chateau Leoville Barton

90 Points - Outstanding - Robert Parker

Reviews:
"It is no secret that Anthony Barton's efforts over the last decade at his St.-Julien estate, Leoville-Barton, is resulting in terrific wines at still reasonable prices.
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1994 Chateau Leoville Poyferre

Reviews:
A garnet core with deep brick rim, slightly brighter than the 1993. The nose is very conservative upon the first couple of sniffs, but be patient because it evolves an attractive mulberry scented aromas with touches of bilberry and Satsuma.
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1994 Chateau Montrose

*** 91 Points Outstanding - Robert Parker ***

Montrose has been one of Bordeaux's most consistently successful chateaux since 1989. An opaque purple color suggests a wine of considerable intensity.
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1994 Chateau Montrose

*** 91 Points Outstanding - Robert Parker ***

Montrose has been one of Bordeaux's most consistently successful chateaux since 1989. An opaque purple color suggests a wine of considerable intensity.
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Price: £139.00View details »