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WARRIOR is the oldest brand of Port in the world, having been shipped continuously since the 1750’s. The name Warrior was branded on the casks of Warre’s finest Reserve Ports since the earliest days of the firm. The traditional style has been maintained over the years and it is today a classic full-bodied wine with wonderful richness and balance. Warrior is drawn from Quinta da Cavadinha and Quinta do Retiro Antigo, Warre’s finest quintas in the Pinhão and Rio Torto valleys that produce Warre’s classic Vintage Ports The firm’s head winemaker, Peter Symington, selects lotes of particularly rich and fruity Reserve Port to set aside for maturing in oak casks in the lodges at Vila Nova de Gaia. When the wines have reached perfect maturity, they are bottled to produce the award-winning Warre’s Warrior, one of the finest Ports available for everyday drinking.
Deep purple with ruby rim. Massive concentration of ripe, blackcurrant fruit with mint and chocolate hovering over and underlay of cherries and plums in youthful guise. Deep and full on the palate with great tannic structure and terrific length. Mouth warming and vibrantly youthful.
Store and Serve Advices:
Serving temperature at 15ºC to 16 ºC
Warre’s Warrior is delicious served at the end of a meal, for example with rich, nutty or chocolate desserts, as well as strong cheeses. Although usually served at room temperature, Reserve Ports are equally delicious when served slightly chilled in hot weather.
Reviews and Awards:
. 88 points in Wine Spectator Magazine;
. 86 points in CellarTracker;
. 86 points in Wine Enthusiast Magazine;
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013;
. Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2012;
. Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2012;
. Gold medal International Wine Challenge 2009;
. Silver medal International Wine and Spirit Competition 2009.