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Warrior is the oldest mark of Port in the world, having been shipped continuously since the 1750s. The
name Warrior was branded on the casks of Warre’s finest Vintage Character wine 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.
The grapes used in the production of Warre’s Warrior are a blend of traditional Portuguese varieties from
the Douro Valley, such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, and Tinto
Warre’s Warrior under-goes fermentation with natural yeast at between 24-28ºc. Once the must has
fermented to the desired degree of sweetness (usually within 48 hours), fortification takes place with
grape brandy at 77% v/v (generally 80% must / 20% brandy).
Warre’s Warrior is aged in oak casks for some 4 to 5 years at our lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia,.after
which the wines are drawn off and bottled after a light filtration.
Deep red colour, with intensely rich aromas of ripe red fruits and spices. On the palate well balanced
and full-bodied, with a long and complex finish.
- Does not need decanting.
- The wine is ready to drink when bottled, but will maintain its quality in bottle.
- Serve at room temperature 18ºc, or slightly chilled in hot weather.
- Superb with cheese, nuts or dried fruit after a meal.
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