Warre

Warre's Vintage Port 2000, Douro, Portugal

£41

Sumptuously inky and concentrated in the glass leading to fresh aromas of violets, ripe blackberry fruit. This is intensely rich and full bodied with moreish sweetness and tannins.

GRAPE

  • Tinta Roriz, Touriga Francêsca, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Nacional

WHAT IT GOES WITH

Walnuts. Dessert, stilton and other blue cheese

YEAR

2000

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

Warre’s started life as Burgoyne & Jackson in 1670, founded by William Burgoyne and John Jackson. These Englishmen were exporters of wine, fruit and olive oil. The business underwent a range of name changes as different partners came and went, including John Clark, Clark & Thornton and Messrs. Clark, Thornton & Warre. Toward the end of the 18th Century, the business was among the leading port producers in the Iberian peninsula. Today this remains the case, with the Warre family remaining on control and retaining traditional production techniques, including treading.

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