Est. 2011


Wijnen Henri Petre

Wijnen Henri Petre is a Belgian wine merchant selling port under its own name. Producer of the port has always been Niepoort

Petres Vintages:1975, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2011, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

ColourVery mature yellow in colour, quite beautiful.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, spiciness, vanilla old grocery shop and French plums in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking with some old and balanced acidity. Elegant and quite complex port. Easy to drink, like and love with a long and attractive finish. Quite delicious.Average score
Last tasted13th May 2017Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, coffee, fudge, liquorice and a hint of cacao in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Will not be better so drink up. Toffee and fudge in taste. Balanced and rather elegant with a nice finish but maybe a little short.Average score
Last tasted8th April 2017Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourStill very dark ruby but with an amber yellow edge.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berries, roasted coffee, cacao, dark chocolate, some candy and a hint of liquorice in the noseScore range15.00 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but will probably improve a bit since there are still some soft tannins. Roasted coffee and fruit in taste. Easy to drink and like with a nice balanced finish.Average score15.70
Last tasted7th March 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetJuicy and berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Lots of tannin and immature. Fruity flavour. Already rather good to drink. Acceptable finish. Not a long runner.
Last tasted3rd October 1994Rating this dateGood / Very good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
ColourStill dark ruby in colour with a yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries but dominated by volatile acidity.Score range11.00 - 11.00
TasteHardly drinkable with volatile acidity, some dark berries and alcohol.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date11.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourRather dense ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, blackberry, dark cherry, mature fruit and marzipan in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteLovely body Starting to show some maturation but still with complex and very attractive tannins and will develop a lot. Balanced. Very tasty and elegant with a lovely quite long and rather intensive finish Today very enjoyable even if it will be better.Average score
Last tasted9th June 2022Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry and black berry but also mature fruit in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Lovely tannins and will improve a lot. Balanced and very elegant with a tasty and complex, quite lovely finish. Will be exiting to follow.Average score
Last tasted2nd September 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

3rd November
Feuerheerd 2013
Quinta do Noval 2001
28th October
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Burmester 1997
25th October
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1978
18th October
Fonseca 1977
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1987
Graham 1977
Graham’s Malvedos 1987
Kopke 1977
Forrester 1987
Niepoort 1977
Niepoort 1987
Offley Boa Vista 1977
Offley Boa Vista 1987
Quinta da Cavadinha
Warre 1987
Quinta Sao Luiz
Kopke 1987
Warre 1977


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