Warre

NV Heritage Ruby Port

Portugal

$12.99

The firm that became Warre's was establish in 1670 by two Englishmen, William Burgoyne and John Jackson who opened offices in northern Portugal as Burgoyne & Jackson, initially a general trading company exporting wines, olive oil and fruit as well as importing dried cod and English woolen goods.  Over time, the company admitted new partners and its name changed accordingly.  In 1718 it traded as John Clark; in 1723 it was known as Clark & Thornton, and in 1729 it became Messrs. Clark, Thornton & Warre with the arrival of the first Warre in Portugal.   This was William Warre, born in India (1706), where his parents and grandparents were long established members of the East India Company.  By the close of the 18th century, Warre's had become one of the leading companies engaged in the production and exporting of Port.

Aged in oak casks for and average of three years, this well-balanced ruby-colored Port expresses robust youthful aromas and flavors of red fruits, making it a superb match for cheese, nuts,dried fruits and rich chocolate desserts following a meal. 19% ABV RWC

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