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Vintage Port 1994

VintageRatingBroad-
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SucklingDeclared housesKnown brandsComment
1994Outstanding44668

Declared brands that we know of are the following 68:

1994:Augusto's
Barros
Berry Bros
Borges
Broadbent
Burmester
Calem
Churchill Graham
Cockburn
Confraria do Vinho do Porto
Convento Velho
Croft
Dalva
Delaforce
Don Pablo
Dow's
Duff Gordon
Ferreira
Fonseca
Gilbert
Gould Campbell
Graham's
Hooper
Hunt
Hutcheson
Kopke
Martinez
Morgan
Niepoort
Offley Boa Vista
Osborne
Petres
Players
Pocas Junior
Pousada
Presidential
Quarles Harris
Quinta da Eira Velha
Quinta da Romaneira
Quinta de Ervamoira
Quinta de la Rosa
Quinta de Val da Figueira
Quinta do Castelinho
Quinta do Crasto
Quinta do Estanho
Quinta do Noval
Quinta do Noval Nacional
Quinta do Passadouro
Quinta do Sagrado
Quinta do Vesuvio
Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora
Ramos Pinto
Real Companhia Velha
Real Vinicola
Romariz
Royal Oporto
Rozes
Sandeman
Seguro
Silva Reis
Skeffington
Smith Woodhouse
Taylor
Tesco
Tuke Holdsworth
Vista Alegre
Warre
Yeatman

HouseBarrosVintage1994
ColourMedium dark ruby in colour with a yellow edge.Number of tastings7
BouquetCream candy, toffee, chocolate, fudge and crème caramel in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Elegant and balanced with cream candy, chocolate and crème caramel in taste. Easy to drink and enjoy today. An attractive and quite long finish.Average score15.65
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBerry BrosVintage1994
ColourYellow, mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry and blue berry in bouquet.Score range
TasteMedium body. Quite mature. Dark berry and French plum in flavour. A rather short but nice finishAverage score
Last tasted24th December 2011Point this date14.90
CommentAt home with the family.
This port is Smith-Woodhouse 1994
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBorges & IrmaoVintage1994
ColourQuite dark ruby but with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetElegant and lovely nose with spring flowers, roasted coffee, toffee, some dried fruit and sultan raisins in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Dry fruit in taste. Mature port and nearly at its peak. Quite complex and balanced with a nice finish.Average score15.71
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBroadbentVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby in colour with a garnet 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.
This port is made by Niepoort which unfortunately had a problem with this Vintage.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBurmesterVintage1994
ColourMedium dark ruby with a yellow and beautifully mature rim.Number of tastings13
BouquetFigs, vanilla, cinnamon and some cacao and spiciness in the nose, but also some red berries.Score range15.25 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite good and sweet. Mature and almost peaking but with some soft tannins left. Vanilla and cinnamon in taste. Easy to drink and like. Elegant and balanced with a nice finishAverage score15.52
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has not been OK.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCalemVintage1994
ColourStill very dark in colour but with a yellow edge.Number of tastings6
BouquetCacao, cream candy, coffee, dark chocolate, spring flowers, mulberry and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature and almost peaking but will probably be better due to some very elegant tannins. Balanced and quite complex. Dark chocolate, cacao, some spiciness and mulberry in taste. An elegant port with an attractive and long, quite wonderful finish.Average score16.55
Last tasted9th December 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.

In 2016 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in Germany. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseChurchillVintage1994
ColourRather light ruby and yellow mature in the rim.Number of tastings11
BouquetCream candy, butterscotch, some oak and charcuterie in the nose.Score range14.90 - 16.25
TasteHardly medium bodied. Mature and peaking will probably not be better. Sweet. Candy and fudge in flavour with a nice finish.Average score15.05
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCockburnVintage1994
ColourStill quite dark ruby but yellow mature in rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark berry, blackthorn and blue berry and also liquorice in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.75
TasteFull-bodied. Quite mature but with dark berries and cacao, develops rather quick in the glass and becomes a bit unbalanced.Average score15.55
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 2009 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseConfraria do Vinho do PortoVintage1994
ColourMature yellow in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and old grocery shop in the noseScore range15.90 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and on top. Old grocery shop in flavour. Quite elegant and with a balanced finish.Average score
Last tasted2nd April 2012Point this date15.90
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseConvento Velho
C. da Silva
Vintage1994
ColourPale ruby with a rather mature in rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant and generous nose with crème caramel, candy and liquorice.Score range15.25 - 15.25
TasteHardly medium body. Tasty and fully mature. Very sweet and easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseCroftVintage1994
ColourStill rather dark ruby but with a hint of yellow in the edge.Number of tastings3
BouquetOld grocery shop, cacao, roasted coffee, spiciness and zest of oranges in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.75
TasteFull bodied. Mature and peaking but still with some soft tannins and elegant acidity. Sweet and balanced with a long, very exciting finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score16.25
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDalva
C. da Silva
Vintage1994
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetToffee, cream candy, butterscotch and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.25
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and elegant but still some soft and very delicate tannin and will improve. Cream candy and toffee in flavour. Sweet. Attractive and quite nice finish. Easy to drink and likeAverage score15.81
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.90
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
This bottle was defect, tasting notes from September 2018.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDelaforceVintage1994
ColourStill rather dark but with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings10
BouquetSweetmeats, nougat, sweet liquorice, toffee, fudge and herbal in the nose but also some dark berry and mulberry.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Complex but still with soft and very delicate tannins. Herbal, cream candy and sweet liquorice in flavour. Will probably improve but has already now an attractive and long finish. Will be exciting to follow.Average score16.06
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDon Pablo
C. da Silva
Vintage1994
ColourDark blue in colourNumber of tastings1
BouquetNot quite clean nose but some dark berry and cherry bouquetScore range
TasteMedium body. Still some tannin. Berry in taste. Rather nice but not so long finish. Hopefully will be better but some doubt.Average score
Last tasted22nd October 2012Point this date14.50
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDowVintage1994
ColourStill very dark in colour but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, black cherry, cacao, liquorice and ginger in the nose. Very dry.Score range15.00 - 16.75
TasteFull-bodied. Rather mature but still with soft and very elegant tannins. Will develop more. Liquorice and toffee in flavour. Quite dry but not as dry as usual. The last bottle was unusually poor, it normally performs better.Average score16.14
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseDuff Gordon
Osborne
Vintage1994
ColourMedium dark ruby with a yellow, mature rim in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetDried fruits and figs, roasted coffee and burned sugar in the noseScore range15.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature with some very soft tannins. Burned sugar in flavour. Very tasty and balanced with an attractive finishAverage score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFerreiraVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby with a paler red slightly yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetFruity, dark cherry, cacao, old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteFull-bodied. Some dark berries and elegant sweetness with chocolate. Still some soft tannins. Complex with a lovely and quite long finish.Average score16.00
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseFonsecaVintage1994
ColourStill very dark in colour but with a nice yellow rim.Number of tastings6
BouquetDark berry, mulberry, blackberry, black cherry and dark chocolate in the nose.Score range16.25 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Dark berries and some liquorice in the taste. Still lots of soft tannins and will improve a lot. Balanced and complex with a long and lovely finish. Will be lovely to follow.Average score16.81
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGilbertsVintage1994
ColourQuite dark ruby with a yellow, very mature rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetCandy, toffee, some pharmacy and old hospital in the nose.Score range15.75
TasteHardly medium body. Very mature and sweet with some pharmacy. Easy to drink and appreciate but drink up. Will not be better. No real back bone and a little short finish.Average score15.73
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGould CampbellVintage1994
ColourStill dark, ruby with yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetBlack currant, dark cherries, violet, mulberry, coffee and much more in the nose. Delicious bouquet.Score range16.25 - 17.25
TasteFull bodied. Still a bit immature with some soft tannins. Wonderful to enjoy now but will probably be better. Quite sweet. Toffee, liquorice and crème caramel in flavour. Complex and balanced with a lovely and long finish. What a Port!!Average score16.73
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGrahamVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetMulberry, black cherry and blackberry, but also spiciness, herbs, toffee, dark chocolate and liquorice in the lovely nose.Score range16.00 - 18.25
TasteFull-bodied. Rather mature and almost peaking but will be better due to delicate and impressive tannins. Sweet, mulberry and black cherry in taste but also herbs, some dark chocolate and toffee in the mouth. Balanced and elegant with a long, very fruity and complex finish. Wonderful port!Average score16.63
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date18.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHooperVintage1994
ColourPale ruby with yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSweet notes of crème caramel, candy and dried fruit and a hint of green herbs.Score range14.90 - 14.90
TasteLight body. Mature. Elegant with burned sugar in flavour and a short finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date14.90
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseHutchesonVintage1994
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetAlcoholic but with grocery and fruitiness in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Tannins and of course immature. Quite complex and promising. Nice finish.
Last tasted3rd November 1998Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseKopkeVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby with a bit yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings16
BouquetGenerous nose with fudge, butterscotch, vanilla and truffle in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking still with some very soft tannins but will probably not improve. Sweet with fudge and butterscotch in taste. Quite complex with a nice rather long finish.Average score15.19
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMartinezVintage1994
ColourDark ruby with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetElegant mature bouquet with red berries and also fudge, butterscotch and raisins.Score range15.90 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with soft tannins and will probably improve. Elegant medium finish.Average score16.22
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNiepoortVintage1994
ColourDark blue in colour with a yellow rim. Very beautiful.Number of tastings6
BouquetEther, old pharmacy and volatile acidity in the nose. The bouquet was not attractive at all.Score range11.00 - 13.90
TasteFull-bodied. Unbalanced acidity. Ether in flavour and not attractive finish. Is drinkable but not good.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date13.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Last bottle was defect. Tasting notes from March 2012. None of the bottles have been perfect! Dirk Niepoort have said that there were some problems with bacteria and the danger of volatility.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOffley Boa VistaVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby in colour with a bit yellow rim.Number of tastings3
BouquetDark fruit with dark berries and liquorice. A bit shy in the nose.Score range14.50 - 15.25
TasteMedium body. Some dark berries in the taste. Still some tannins and a bit closed at the moment. Will hopefully be better.Average score14.88
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date14.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseOsborneVintage1994
ColourMature light ruby in colour with a mature yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetCandy, toffee, crème caramel and dark cherries in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature and peaking. Balanced and quite complex port with still some fruit in taste. Sweet. Attractive finish.Average score15.95
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.90
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePetre’sVintage1994
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
HousePocas JrVintage1994
ColourMature light ruby, yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetSeductive and luscious bouquets of liquorice, cream toffee, orange zest, fudge and candy in the nose.Score range16.25
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Luscious taste of liquorice and candy in the mouth with some red berries. Balanced, quite sweet and rather complex with an attractive and rather long finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HousePousada
Pocas Jr
Vintage1994
ColourMature light ruby with yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDried fruit, toffee, butterscotch and almonds in the nose.Score range14.50 - 16.00
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and will not be better. Sweet with raisins and dried fruit. Balanced with a nice finish but maybe a bit short. Drink up.Average score15.17
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuarles HarrisVintage1994
ColourQuite dark ruby with a slightly yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetDark berries like mulberry and blackberry, but also with dark chocolate, coffee, fudge, ginger bread and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.25 - 18.00
TasteFull-bodied, Still some soft and attractive tannin but almost peaking. Impressive. Ginger bread and fudge in taste but also still some fruit. Balanced and promising with a wonderful and long finish. Will not be much better but still have many years on top.Average score16.63
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date18.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Eira Velha
Martinez
Vintage1994
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetLovely quite complex bouquet of old grocery shop, toffee, coffee, crème caramel. Sweet liquorice, dried fruit and much more.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Astonishing mature and peaking but with some delicate and soft tannin. Will probably not be better. Very tasty with fudge and grocery shop dominating. Balanced and quite complex with an attractive finish.Average score16.25
Last tasted21st August 2016Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da RomaneiraVintage1994
ColourStill dark ruby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings14
BouquetStill very fruity and with dark cherries, cacao and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.90
TasteQuite full bodied. Still some tannins and will develop much more. Dark berries and liquorice in the taste. Lovely finish. Will be exciting to follow.Average score15.52
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.90
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta da Vista AlegreVintage1994
ColourRather mature ruby with yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetA bit dusty nose with cacao, roasted nuts, fudge, coffee and chocolate in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium body. Mature port Easy to drink and like. Probably on top. Sweet and easy to drink with cacao in flavour. A bit short in finish.Average score15.25
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de Ervamoira
Ramos Pinto
Vintage1994
ColourYellow, mature in colourNumber of tastings4
BouquetComplex cacao, cream candy, vanilla, some nuts and coffee in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but with some elegant tannin. Quite mature will improve. Very tasty with cacao, cream candy, vanilla and some nuts in the mouth. Balanced and complex with an attractive finish. Lovely port indeed.Average score16.14
Last tasted29th November 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta de la RosaVintage1994
ColourStill very dark blue in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings5
BouquetPepper, blackberries and black cherry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.40
TasteFull-bodied. Still not quite mature and with some soft tannins. Complex and balanced port with an interesting, long and attractive finish. Lovely port indeed.Average score16.63
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CastelinhoVintage1994
ColourQuite pale ruby with a yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetChocolate, red berries, dried fruit with raisins.Score range15.75 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Peaking and quite sweet with raisins and dried fruit. Balanced port with a good finish. Very attractive.Average score16.08
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do CrastoVintage1994
ColourDark ruby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings2
BouquetCherries, prunes, dark chocolate and some mature fruit in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium-bodied. Rather mature and elegant but still some tannins and will probably be better. Nice quite attractive finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.90
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do EstanhoVintage1994
ColourMature rather light ruby with yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetGingerbread, toffee and sweet red berries in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.25
TasteQuite full-bodied and mature. Ginger and cinnamon in flavour. Complex and balanced with a quite long finish.Average score16.00
Last tasted5th November 2012Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do NovalVintage1994
ColourDark ruby with slightly yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetCrème caramel, fudge, cream candy, toffee, spring flowers, some spiciness and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteLovely body. Quite mature but still some soft and elegant tannin. Will probably be better. Easy to drink. Balanced port with fudge, cream candy and crème caramel and toffee in taste. Sweet with a very attractive finish with some delicate tannin. Will be lovely to try again.Average score16.30
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do PassadouroVintage1994
ColourStill quite dark with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetLovely bouquet of violet, cacao, and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.00 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still some soft tannin and will be better. Cacao and violet in flavour. Complex and balance port with a long and attractive finish. When the bottle is OK it is a quite lovely port.Average score15.44
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Last bottle was defect, tasting notes from March 2014. Five bottles including the last one have been defect. Dirk Niepoort have said that there were some problems with bacteria and the danger of volatility.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do Sagrado
Calem
Vintage1994
ColourStill very dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetImpressive with blueberries, mulberries and toffee in the nose. Very generous bouquetScore range16.25 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Still good tannins present and still a bit immature. Dark chocolate and mulberry in taste. Will be better. Lovely and very promising port with an excellent finish. What will be?Average score16.50
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta do VesuvioVintage1994
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetCrème caramel, candy, violet and cacao but also some mulberry and black berry in the generous nose.Score range16.00 - 16.75
TasteFull-bodied. Quite mature but still some soft tannins and will be better. Violet and candy but also a mulberry and dark fruit in taste. Lovely and generous finish.Average score16.33
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRamos PintoVintage1994
ColourStill very dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetMulberry, fudge and dark berry in the nose but also some toffee, candy and butterscotch.Score range14.50 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Rather mature but still with quite a lot of soft tannins. Still rather fruity in flavour but also toffee and candy in taste. Quite interesting port with a promising finish.Average score15.73
Last tasted29th November 2019Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
This bottle was a Magnum
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseReal VelhaVintage1994
ColourRather mature pale ruby with a yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant with red berries, cinnamon and some crème caramel.Score range15.40 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Sweet with chocolate and red berries. Easy to swallow and quite mature with elegant but short finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRomarizVintage1994
ColourStill rather dark ruby with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetOld grocery shop, cacao, toffee, coffee, cinnamon and spiciness in the nose but also some blackberries.Score range15.50 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Quite sweet. Mature and peaking and will not be better we believe. Balanced port, easy to drink and like. Cacao and spiciness in taste with a rather elegant finish.Average score15.83
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRoyal Oporto
Real Companhia Velha
Vintage1994
ColourDark ruby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetSweet and elegant with crème caramel, butterscotch and berries.Score range14.00 - 15.40
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking, will not be better. Quite sweet and easy to drink and like.Average score14.70
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date15.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseRozesVintage1994
ColourStill rather dark ruby in colour with a yellow rim.Number of tastings10
BouquetDry fruit, chocolate, some cacao, figs, mulberry and dark berry in the nose.Score range14.75 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still soft tannin. Mulberry, chocolate and some dried fruit in flavour. Balanced and quite complex. Will probably develop more and be better. A quite long and promising finish.Average score15.38
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSandemanVintage1994
ColourQuite dark ruby with a yellow mature rim.Number of tastings9
BouquetMature fruit, prune, figs and some cherry and liquorice in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Mature fruit. Figs and prune in flavour. Complex and balanced port with a rather long finish. We do not think it will be better.Average score15.90
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1 bottle has been corked.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSeguro
Pocas Jr
Vintage1994
ColourBlack in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry and fruit in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Immature and lots of tannin. Fruity in flavour. Promising finish. Will be nice to follow.
Last tasted3rd November 1998Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSilva ReisVintage1994
ColourA bit pale ruby with mature yellow edge.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, roses and chocolate in the nose.Score range16.00 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Burned sugar in taste. Quite complex and a nice quite dry and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.00
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSkeffingtonVintage1994
ColourStill very dark ruby but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetDark berry, blackberry, mulberry, vanilla and toffee in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteFull-bodied. Still some tannins and will be better. Dark berries and liquorice in the taste. Balanced and complex with a long, attractive and lovely finish. Should be interesting to follow!Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.40
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseSmith WoodhouseVintage1994
ColourStill quite dark ruby with a hint of yellowness in the rim.Number of tastings4
BouquetVery nice with black berries, dark berries, some spiciness, cacao and some liquorice in the nose.Score range16.50 - 17.50
TasteFull-bodied. Still a bit immature with delicate tannins. Dark berry, cacao, some roasted coffee and spiciness in taste. Complex with a very promising and lovely finish. Will be great indeed.Average score16.98
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTaylorVintage1994
ColourStill very dark ruby in colour but with a nice yellow rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetBlack berry, mulberry, black cherry, violet, roses, spring flower, crème caramel, sweet liquorice and herbs in the noseScore range16.90 - 17.75
TasteFull-bodied. Still not mature with lots of fruit and soft tannin. Will develop a lot and be much better. A wonderful port. Elegant and balanced. Complex and very tasty with violet and sweet liquorice in taste with a very attractive finish. Will be lovely to follow!Average score17.41
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.75
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
2 bottles have been corked!
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseTesco
Symington
Vintage1994
ColourMature yellow in colourNumber of tastings2
BouquetGenerous nose of spring flowers, liquorice, voilet and mintScore range15.00 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Still tannic and immature. Liquorice and violet in flavour. This port have had a long attractive and promising finish but this Bottle’s finish was not quite clean.Average score
Last tasted23rd December 2013Point this date15.00
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseWarreVintage1994
ColourVery dark ruby in colour with a nice yellow rim.Number of tastings7
BouquetChristmas candy, gingerbread, figs, menthol, mint, liquorice and much more in the nose.Score range16.40 - 17.25
TasteFull-bodied. Rather mature and almost peaking but still with some soft, elegant tannin. Gingerbread, menthol and candy in flavour. Complex and wonderful port with a long, sweet, very attractive finish. Will probably be better but is delicious now. Just enjoy drinking it!Average score16.66
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date17.25
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseYeatmanVintage1994
ColourDark ruby in colour with a bit yellow in the rim.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely complex bouquet of dark berries, some dried fruits and liquorice in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and almost on top but still some soft tannins. Quite sweet with dark berries and chocolate. Complex, balanced port with a quite long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted23rd November 2019Point this date16.50
CommentAt Peter Andersen's Vintage 1994 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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