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WineBlueBook (formerly QPRwines) is a wine buying guide that compares wine ratings and price to determine value.
When combining Vintage and Non-Vintage Port by score and price, the Non-Vintage Port wines have four "Outstanding Values" and 26 "Great Value" wines while the Vintage Port wines have seven "Great Value" wines.
When comparing wines scoring 90 points or more, 56% of the Vintage Port wines average 90 points or above while Non-Vintage Port wines has only 29%. In terms of the average price for a 90 scoring wine, the Non-Vintage wines average $43, while the Vintage wines average $55.
At the high end the 1994 Dow, Vintage Port averages 97 points and at $66 it is 29% of the average $225 price for a similar scoring wine earning a "Great Value" moniker. At $35 the NV Niepoort, Tawny Port 10 year old averages 94 points and is 45% the average price earning it a "Great Value". At $20 the NV Warre, Tawny Port 10 year old Otima averages 91 points and is 33% the average price earning it a "Great Value". At the value end of $11, the NV Cockburn, Ruby Port Fine averages 86 and earns a 30% "Great Value" QPR.
These four wines and 283 more are included in this issue.