Wine and Port

1993 Wine and Port

1993 Wine Vintage Report

1993 Vintage Port :

The 1993 was one of the worst years ever for weather in the Douro, with rain falling throughout the harvest. No declarations were made and little or no vintage Port was made.

1993 Italian :

Italian wines from the 1993 vintage fared better than their predecessors in 1992 - the weather was still unfavourable, however there were more acceptable wines produced. Barolos from this vintage offered a good experience, and should still be drinking now.

1993 Bordeaux :

The 1993 in Bordeaux is considered to be a moderate vintage, following on from the poor vintages of 1991 and 1992. Despite some dilution from late rains in September, the better examples of wine from this year exhibit a deep colour, rich intensity and good structure. The top wines from 1993 find more favour with critics than 1991 and 1992 and should still offer a good drinking experience now, making them a good 26 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary celebration.

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1993 Chateau Gruaud Larose

***90 Points- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate***

Now under new ownership, Gruaud-Larose appears to have emerged from the mini-slump or stylistic indecisiveness of the late eighties.
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1993 Chateau la Tour de By

From the good 1993 vintage, the Chateau La Tour de By has a slightly diffuse, tobacco scented nose followed by a palate of moderate concentration with cedar and tobacco.
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1993 Chateau Latour

A terrific wine for the vintage, Latour's 1993 reveals an opaque purple color, a backward, cedar, black walnut, cassis, and earth-scented nose, medium
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1993 Domaine de Chevalier

This 1993 Wine from Domaine de Chevalier has a surprisingly good colour. The nose is typical of unripe (cool climate) cabernet Sauvignon. The palate is a little light but the finish is good.
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1993 Pinot Nero

Very forward nose of leather and cherries, liquorice wild strawberries, ripe plums and pencil .The palate is very nice balance of sweet fruit and acidity.
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1993 Chateau Brane Cantenac

Brick red core with amber rim. A simple, earthy nose with rustic, rusty-nail aromas. Soft berried fruits on the palate with light tannins. A sweet cor
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1993 Chateau Lafite Rothschild

A successful wine for Lafite, this dark ruby/purple-coloured 1993 is tightly-wound, medium-bodied, with a closed set of aromatics that reluctantly reveal hints of sweet blackcurrant fruit, weedy tobacco, and lead pencil scents.
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1993 Chateau Mouton Rothschild

*** 90 Points - Robert Parker ***
Reviews: " The 1993 is a beautifully made wine which could be considered a sleeper of the vintage. The wine boasts
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1993 Chateau Yquem

A beautiful, slightly golden yellow, this wine is still very young to express much on the initial nose. After swirling, and even more so after a few m
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