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    Taylor's

    Taylors is one of the oldest and most famous port houses. Since 1692 it has been dedicated solely to producing excellent port. From Oporto in the famous Douro Valley, the Taylor family have a long history of involvement in all levels of the business retaining consistent values and sustained investment.

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    21 Products

    Prices: In Bond Inc. VAT
    Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
    Taylor 1863 Single Harvest 1896 (1x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £3,645.79
    1896

    Taylor 1863 Single Harvest 1896 (1x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x75cl 2 - Inc. VAT: £3,645.79
    Taylor's 1985 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £748.94
    1985

    Taylor's 1985 (12x75cl)

    Jancis Robinson (18)

    Mid ruby. Becoming a little pale. Rose petals and brown sugar on the nose with some violets. Very subtle. Not that enormously sweet but very smooth and seductive with a dry, peppery finish. Long. 2010 - 2035.
    As per photos ,2162362 - Damaged labels and mouldy broken case, has been made secure Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    3-4 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 1 18 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £748.94
    Taylor's 2000 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £828.54
    2000

    Taylor's 2000 (12x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    Among the most saturated blue/purple/black-colored examples of the vintage, Taylor's 2000 tastes like a young vintage of Chateau Latour on steroids. Aromas of graphite, blackberry liqueur, creme de cassis and smoke jump from the glass. Spectacularly concentrated and enormously endowed, with sweetness allied to ripe tannin, decent acidity, and layer upon layer of fruit and extract, this is the leading candidate for the port of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2040.
    Stored in a temperature controlled cellar since purchase. See photographs, Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 1 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £828.54
    Taylor's 2003 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £809.89
    2003

    Taylor's 2003 (12x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (95)

    The 2003 Taylor’s has a lovely ripe, primal bouquet of blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and marmalade that shows slightly better delineation than the Fonseca. The palate is medium-bodied with very composed, refined tannins that belie the heat of that summer. There is wonderful focus here and fine tension, the finish offering precise notes of black cherries, mulberry, cloves and white pepper. This is one of the finest Ports of a precocious vintage. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 9 95 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £809.89
    Taylor's 2003 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £437.50
    2003

    Taylor's 2003 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (95)

    The 2003 Taylor’s has a lovely ripe, primal bouquet of blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and marmalade that shows slightly better delineation than the Fonseca. The palate is medium-bodied with very composed, refined tannins that belie the heat of that summer. There is wonderful focus here and fine tension, the finish offering precise notes of black cherries, mulberry, cloves and white pepper. This is one of the finest Ports of a precocious vintage. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 6x75cl 10 95 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £437.50
    Taylor's 2009 (12x37.5cl)
    Inc. VAT: £601.02
    2009

    Taylor's 2009 (12x37.5cl)

    Wine Advocate (97)

    Now with a couple years in bottle, I am erring to the Taylor’s over the Fonseca (although these can always change!) The Taylor’s show more delineation and refinement with pure black currant, cassis, pencil box, hints of marzipan and a hint of dark chocolate. The palate is full-bodied and sumptuous with super-fine tannins, very pure blackberry and boysenberry notes interlaced with cedar, dried fig and a touch of black pepper on the beautifully refined finish. Excellent.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 12x37.5cl 1 97 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £601.02
    Taylor's 2011 (1x300cl)
    Inc. VAT: £354.58
    2011

    Taylor's 2011 (1x300cl)

    Jancis Robinson (19.5)

    This wine was placed immediately after the super-opulent Fonseca in the BFT tasting which may have been a mistake. This is restrained. Well mannered, discreet, keeps its powder very dry. But on the palate it opens out in the most superb, burgundian peacock's tail sort of way. Another wonderful wine from The Fladgate Partnership. Utterly different from the Fonseca. Upright and straight backed. But irreproachable. My gums are virtually impervious to sugar and acid but this wine set them vibrating a bit. Dried prunes ground up with rocks.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x300cl 3 19.5 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £354.58
    Taylor's 2011 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £431.82
    2011

    Taylor's 2011 (6x75cl)

    Jancis Robinson (19.5)

    This wine was placed immediately after the super-opulent Fonseca in the BFT tasting which may have been a mistake. This is restrained. Well mannered, discreet, keeps its powder very dry. But on the palate it opens out in the most superb, burgundian peacock's tail sort of way. Another wonderful wine from The Fladgate Partnership. Utterly different from the Fonseca. Upright and straight backed. But irreproachable. My gums are virtually impervious to sugar and acid but this wine set them vibrating a bit. Dried prunes ground up with rocks.
    Original Wooden case 1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 19.5 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £431.82
    Taylor's 2016 (12x37.5cl)
    Inc. VAT: £561.42
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (12x37.5cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 12x37.5cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £561.42
    Taylor's 2016 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £837.62
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (12x75cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 4 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £837.62
    Taylor's 2016 (3x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £507.46
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (3x150cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x150cl 12 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £507.46
    Taylor's 2016 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £443.82
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £443.82
    Taylor's 2017 (12x37.5cl)
    Inc. VAT: £512.28
    2017

    Taylor's 2017 (12x37.5cl)

    Wine Advocate (99)

    The 2017 Vintage Port is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. Rich, concentrated and often sensational, this is well structured, even better in its fruit profile. While the fruit is terrific, it is also wonderfully fresh. This is arguably a great Taylor's, but it still needs to prove its final case in the cellar. I don't think that will be a problem. As I said when I first saw it, it effortlessly combines brilliant fruit and structure. It does everything right, and it is a formidable competitor to its Vinha Velha sibling in this report. And at half the price.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x37.5cl 4 99 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £512.28
    Taylor's 2017 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £410.22
    2017

    Taylor's 2017 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (99)

    The 2017 Vintage Port is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. Rich, concentrated and often sensational, this is well structured, even better in its fruit profile. While the fruit is terrific, it is also wonderfully fresh. This is arguably a great Taylor's, but it still needs to prove its final case in the cellar. I don't think that will be a problem. As I said when I first saw it, it effortlessly combines brilliant fruit and structure. It does everything right, and it is a formidable competitor to its Vinha Velha sibling in this report. And at half the price.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 99 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £410.22
    Taylor's 2018 (1x600cl)
    Inc. VAT: £740.11
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (1x600cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x600cl 2 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £740.11
    Taylor's 2018 (3x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £512.28
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (3x150cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x150cl 2 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £512.28
    Taylor's 2018 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £502.62
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (6x75cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £502.62
    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2011 (3x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £816.72
    2011

    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2011 (3x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (96-98)

    As a reminder, the Vinha Vilha is a selection of old vine fruit from the terraces of Polverinho and Renova do Armazem. Comparing it directly with the Taylor’s, there is even more complexity and volume on the nose, with black currant, dark plum and a more accentuated crushed stone aroma that lends it wonderful terroir expression. Like the Fonseca, it develops compelling marine scents after 30-40 minutes in the glass, like stepping over rock pools when you were a kid. The palate is medium-bodied with sumptuous, sensual ripe tannins that layer the mouth. There is a palpable sense of harmony and composure to this Vinha Velha and there is a lot of horsepower, more so than the Taylor’s, on the multi-dimensional finish. The intensity of fruit means that it does not quite have the same degree of tension as the Taylor’s, but the depth and breadth of this young Port suggests it will be a seriously long-term fortified wine. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x75cl 1 96-98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £816.72
    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2017 (3x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £609.91
    2017

    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2017 (3x75cl)

    Falstaff (100)

    80- bis 120-jährige Reben. Überwältigend würzig im Duft: Lakritze, Zimt, Piment, roter Pfeffer, die Frucht bleibt im Hintergrund. Im Mund zu­packend, dicht, komplex aromatisch unterlegt, intensiv taktilmi­neralisch. Extrakt und Geschmeidigkeit, Süße und Säure sind kaum isoliert wahrzunehmen, alles ist eins mit großer Dichte, alles wirkt locker hingeworfen. Dabei hat der Wein große Länge bei größter Homogenität, endet auf trockenem, aber nicht trocknendem Tannin.
    2 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 3x75cl 1 100 (FS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £609.91
    Taylor's Sci 1855 (1x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £3,086.06
    1855

    Taylor's Sci 1855 (1x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x75cl 1 - Inc. VAT: £3,086.06
    Taylor's Single Harvest Very Old Tawny Port Limited Edition 1968 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £1,342.02
    1968

    Taylor's Single Harvest Very Old Tawny Port Limited Edition 1968 (6x75cl)

    Wine Spectator (98)

    Gorgeous from the get-go, with toasted sesame, green tea, walnut husk, pistachio cream and peanut toffee notes seamlessly layered atop one another, framed by a subtle singed alder hint. Everything glides with grace through the finish like a gently wafting plume of smoke off burning incense.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 6x75cl 6 98 (WS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,342.02
    Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
    Taylor 1863 Single Harvest 1896 (1x75cl)
    In Bond: £3,035.18
    1896

    Taylor 1863 Single Harvest 1896 (1x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x75cl 2 - In Bond: £3,035.18
    Taylor's 1985 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £748.94
    1985

    Taylor's 1985 (12x75cl)

    Jancis Robinson (18)

    Mid ruby. Becoming a little pale. Rose petals and brown sugar on the nose with some violets. Very subtle. Not that enormously sweet but very smooth and seductive with a dry, peppery finish. Long. 2010 - 2035.
    As per photos ,2162362 - Damaged labels and mouldy broken case, has been made secure Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    3-4 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 1 18 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £748.94
    Taylor's 2000 (12x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £828.54
    2000

    Taylor's 2000 (12x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    Among the most saturated blue/purple/black-colored examples of the vintage, Taylor's 2000 tastes like a young vintage of Chateau Latour on steroids. Aromas of graphite, blackberry liqueur, creme de cassis and smoke jump from the glass. Spectacularly concentrated and enormously endowed, with sweetness allied to ripe tannin, decent acidity, and layer upon layer of fruit and extract, this is the leading candidate for the port of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2040.
    Stored in a temperature controlled cellar since purchase. See photographs, Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 1 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £828.54
    Taylor's 2003 (12x75cl)
    In Bond: £639.20
    2003

    Taylor's 2003 (12x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (95)

    The 2003 Taylor’s has a lovely ripe, primal bouquet of blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and marmalade that shows slightly better delineation than the Fonseca. The palate is medium-bodied with very composed, refined tannins that belie the heat of that summer. There is wonderful focus here and fine tension, the finish offering precise notes of black cherries, mulberry, cloves and white pepper. This is one of the finest Ports of a precocious vintage. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 9 95 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £639.20
    Taylor's 2003 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £346.73
    2003

    Taylor's 2003 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (95)

    The 2003 Taylor’s has a lovely ripe, primal bouquet of blackberry, raspberry, vanilla and marmalade that shows slightly better delineation than the Fonseca. The palate is medium-bodied with very composed, refined tannins that belie the heat of that summer. There is wonderful focus here and fine tension, the finish offering precise notes of black cherries, mulberry, cloves and white pepper. This is one of the finest Ports of a precocious vintage. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 6x75cl 10 95 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £346.73
    Taylor's 2009 (12x37.5cl)
    In Bond: £483.00
    2009

    Taylor's 2009 (12x37.5cl)

    Wine Advocate (97)

    Now with a couple years in bottle, I am erring to the Taylor’s over the Fonseca (although these can always change!) The Taylor’s show more delineation and refinement with pure black currant, cassis, pencil box, hints of marzipan and a hint of dark chocolate. The palate is full-bodied and sumptuous with super-fine tannins, very pure blackberry and boysenberry notes interlaced with cedar, dried fig and a touch of black pepper on the beautifully refined finish. Excellent.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 12x37.5cl 1 97 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £483.00
    Taylor's 2011 (1x300cl)
    Inc. VAT: £354.58
    2011

    Taylor's 2011 (1x300cl)

    Jancis Robinson (19.5)

    This wine was placed immediately after the super-opulent Fonseca in the BFT tasting which may have been a mistake. This is restrained. Well mannered, discreet, keeps its powder very dry. But on the palate it opens out in the most superb, burgundian peacock's tail sort of way. Another wonderful wine from The Fladgate Partnership. Utterly different from the Fonseca. Upright and straight backed. But irreproachable. My gums are virtually impervious to sugar and acid but this wine set them vibrating a bit. Dried prunes ground up with rocks.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x300cl 3 19.5 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £354.58
    Taylor's 2011 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £342.00
    2011

    Taylor's 2011 (6x75cl)

    Jancis Robinson (19.5)

    This wine was placed immediately after the super-opulent Fonseca in the BFT tasting which may have been a mistake. This is restrained. Well mannered, discreet, keeps its powder very dry. But on the palate it opens out in the most superb, burgundian peacock's tail sort of way. Another wonderful wine from The Fladgate Partnership. Utterly different from the Fonseca. Upright and straight backed. But irreproachable. My gums are virtually impervious to sugar and acid but this wine set them vibrating a bit. Dried prunes ground up with rocks.
    Original Wooden case 1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 19.5 (JR) Read Review/Description In Bond: £342.00
    Taylor's 2016 (12x37.5cl)
    In Bond: £450.00
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (12x37.5cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 12x37.5cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £450.00
    Taylor's 2016 (12x75cl)
    In Bond: £662.31
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (12x75cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x75cl 4 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £662.31
    Taylor's 2016 (3x150cl)
    In Bond: £405.03
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (3x150cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x150cl 12 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £405.03
    Taylor's 2016 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £352.00
    2016

    Taylor's 2016 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (100)

    OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £352.00
    Taylor's 2017 (12x37.5cl)
    In Bond: £409.05
    2017

    Taylor's 2017 (12x37.5cl)

    Wine Advocate (99)

    The 2017 Vintage Port is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. Rich, concentrated and often sensational, this is well structured, even better in its fruit profile. While the fruit is terrific, it is also wonderfully fresh. This is arguably a great Taylor's, but it still needs to prove its final case in the cellar. I don't think that will be a problem. As I said when I first saw it, it effortlessly combines brilliant fruit and structure. It does everything right, and it is a formidable competitor to its Vinha Velha sibling in this report. And at half the price.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 12x37.5cl 4 99 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £409.05
    Taylor's 2017 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £324.00
    2017

    Taylor's 2017 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (99)

    The 2017 Vintage Port is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. Rich, concentrated and often sensational, this is well structured, even better in its fruit profile. While the fruit is terrific, it is also wonderfully fresh. This is arguably a great Taylor's, but it still needs to prove its final case in the cellar. I don't think that will be a problem. As I said when I first saw it, it effortlessly combines brilliant fruit and structure. It does everything right, and it is a formidable competitor to its Vinha Velha sibling in this report. And at half the price.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 99 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £324.00
    Taylor's 2018 (1x600cl)
    In Bond: £592.96
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (1x600cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x600cl 2 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description In Bond: £592.96
    Taylor's 2018 (3x150cl)
    In Bond: £409.05
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (3x150cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x150cl 2 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description In Bond: £409.05
    Taylor's 2018 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £401.00
    2018

    Taylor's 2018 (6x75cl)

    Richard Mayson (19.5)

    A ‘classic’ declaration from Taylor’s: a blend from Quinta de Vargellas in the Douro Superior (‘the backbone’) and Quintas Terra Feita and Junco in the Pinhão Valley. Deep, scented (violets and esteva or gum cistus), minty too, restrained but already quite expressive; lovely pure mint and berry fruit backed by fine grained tannins which rise in the mouth to a long, level, linear finish. Not especially big but beautifully poised and very elegant. This has all the qualities of a long term keeper. It is already magnificent and will be even more so in 15 to 20 years.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 6x75cl 1 19.5 (RM) Read Review/Description In Bond: £401.00
    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2011 (3x75cl)
    In Bond: £667.34
    2011

    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2011 (3x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (96-98)

    As a reminder, the Vinha Vilha is a selection of old vine fruit from the terraces of Polverinho and Renova do Armazem. Comparing it directly with the Taylor’s, there is even more complexity and volume on the nose, with black currant, dark plum and a more accentuated crushed stone aroma that lends it wonderful terroir expression. Like the Fonseca, it develops compelling marine scents after 30-40 minutes in the glass, like stepping over rock pools when you were a kid. The palate is medium-bodied with sumptuous, sensual ripe tannins that layer the mouth. There is a palpable sense of harmony and composure to this Vinha Velha and there is a lot of horsepower, more so than the Taylor’s, on the multi-dimensional finish. The intensity of fruit means that it does not quite have the same degree of tension as the Taylor’s, but the depth and breadth of this young Port suggests it will be a seriously long-term fortified wine. Tasted May 2013.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 3x75cl 1 96-98 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £667.34
    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2017 (3x75cl)
    In Bond: £495.00
    2017

    Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vinha Velha 2017 (3x75cl)

    Falstaff (100)

    80- bis 120-jährige Reben. Überwältigend würzig im Duft: Lakritze, Zimt, Piment, roter Pfeffer, die Frucht bleibt im Hintergrund. Im Mund zu­packend, dicht, komplex aromatisch unterlegt, intensiv taktilmi­neralisch. Extrakt und Geschmeidigkeit, Süße und Säure sind kaum isoliert wahrzunehmen, alles ist eins mit großer Dichte, alles wirkt locker hingeworfen. Dabei hat der Wein große Länge bei größter Homogenität, endet auf trockenem, aber nicht trocknendem Tannin.
    2 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Porto 3x75cl 1 100 (FS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £495.00
    Taylor's Sci 1855 (1x75cl)
    In Bond: £2,558.79
    1855

    Taylor's Sci 1855 (1x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 1x75cl 1 - In Bond: £2,558.79
    Taylor's Single Harvest Very Old Tawny Port Limited Edition 1968 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £1,100.50
    1968

    Taylor's Single Harvest Very Old Tawny Port Limited Edition 1968 (6x75cl)

    Wine Spectator (98)

    Gorgeous from the get-go, with toasted sesame, green tea, walnut husk, pistachio cream and peanut toffee notes seamlessly layered atop one another, framed by a subtle singed alder hint. Everything glides with grace through the finish like a gently wafting plume of smoke off burning incense.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Porto 6x75cl 6 98 (WS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,100.50

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