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

From Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Biondi Santi is a renowned name across the world, yet it remains an anachronistic wine, at odds with the vogue for rich, fruit-laden Brunello's that are lavished in new oak.
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1994 Chateau Cap de Mourlin

A great value rustic St Emilion. Medium garnet in colour, aromas of dried fruit such as raisin and fig with tertiary notes of wet leaves and vegetal, animal notes of meaty and farmyard, with a bit of sweet spice such as cinnamon.
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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 Cheval Blanc

Robert Parker writes of this wine... "Dark ruby/purple-coloured, with a complex, spicy, tobacco, vanilla, blackcurrant, mineral, and floral-scented no
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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 Haut Brion

*** 92 Points Robert Parker ***

"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

"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

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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Price: £139.00View details »