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Taylor's Lbv 2010

External Review by WineExpress.com:

Taylor Fladgate is considered by many to be the Chateau Latour of Port. Always firmly structured and richly endowed, this Late Bottled Vintage 2009 is a prime example of the signature house style. The 2009 vintage overall for Port was rated "Outstanding" by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.

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Taylor Fladgate:
Taylor Fladgate is the only Port wine shipper to remain completely independent throughout its 310 year history. It is still a family run company producing the highest quality Port wines that continue to fetch a premium at auction. Taylor Fladgate is distributed in over 54 countries around the world. Taylor Fladgate has won prestigious awards for their declared vintages. Recently the Taylor Fl... Read more
Taylor Fladgate is the only Port wine shipper to remain completely independent throughout its 310 year history. It is still a family run company producing the highest quality Port wines that continue to fetch a premium at auction. Taylor Fladgate is distributed in over 54 countries around the world. Taylor Fladgate has won prestigious awards for their declared vintages. Recently the Taylor Fladgate 1992 was awarded a perfect 100 points from Robert Parker. The 1994 vintage also received 100 points and the Top Wine of the World award from the Wine Spectator. David Guimarãens leads the winemaking team that is responsible for maintaining Taylor Fladgate's position as a premium Port wine producer. Read less

Member Reviews for Taylor's Lbv

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Snooth User: tom71
316367
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 09/16/2007

Four glasses


Snooth User: Zuiko
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 03/25/2012

Very dark, tar, spicy berry. An affordable LBV with good fruit and richness.


Snooth User: moodymalbec
146084125
3.00 5
Vintage: 2003 12/02/2009

delicious! not overpowering/overwhelming!


Snooth User: tturchin
431812117
3.00 5
Vintage: 2003 04/24/2010

Nic liked this more than I did. We disagreed about the alcohol--I felt it was overpowering, Nic felt like it was well balanced. I preferred the Osborne 2003 LBV, but it doesn't have a stopper cork.


Snooth User: Joe Hope
58509955
4.00 5
Vintage: 2003 09/22/2010

Bottled 2008.


Snooth User: puhnner
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2003 08/20/2014

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
3.50 5
Vintage: 2001 11/27/2007

Deep maroon color to this wine with a nose that is restrained and waiting to develop. A nice minerally chocolate component is the first thing to really hit me followed by dark fruits, deep and mysterious with light strawberry/violet wisps. Nice and round in the mouth with a firm acidity gentle tannins and a medium sweetness that leaves your mouth fresh on the finish. Lot's of chocolate and violets on this wine, followed by a pure minerality that I associate with schist for better or worse. As I go back to the wine the nose begins to show more and more violets and the palate starts to develop anise, and dark cherry notes, all the time encased in a dark chocolate exterior. Nice wine.


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External Reviews for Taylor's Lbv

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Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2009 12/12/2014

Taylor Fladgate is considered by many to be the Chateau Latour of Port. Always firmly structured and richly endowed, this Late Bottled Vintage 2009 is a prime example of the signature house style. The 2009 vintage overall for Port was rated "Outstanding" by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.


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Vintage: 2003 05/18/2011

Medium-bodied and mildly tannic. Black fruits, plums, licorice and earth flavors. A youthful, aromatic nose reveals full-extracted flavors.


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Vintage: 2003 05/18/2011

Has berry character, but it's slightly funky, with old wood and earth notes. Medium- to full-bodied and medium sweet, with silky tannins and an earth and berry aftertaste. Drink now.


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Vintage: 2003 02/07/2010

Late Bottled Vintage - 2003 - Taylor's Port: Ein intensives Bukett von Schwarzkirschen und Pflaumen, Kräutern und floralen Noten begeistern die Nase und den Gaumen. Dieser Port zeigt eine fantastische Tiefe, einen opulenten Fruchtgeschmack und ist sehr harmonisch, die Tannine sind präsent, aber gut eingebunden. Ein wunderbarer Dessertwein, der durchaus in großen Gläsern serviert werden kann. Er pass perfekt zu Blauschimmelkäse, wie Stilton oder Roquefort und zu Desserts mit Schokolade oder Beerenfrüchten.Taylor?s zählt zu den weltweit renommiertesten Häusern, besonders beim Late Bottled Vintage. Charakterlich erinnert der LBV Port an den Vintage Port, hat aber die positive Eigenschaft, dass er bereits trinkreif auf den Markt kommt. Dies ist durch seine längere Fassreife möglich, während ein Großteil der Vintage Ports erst nach 15-20 Jahren Lagerung ihr volles Potenzial entwickeln.Weingut: Taylor´s PortRegion: DouroInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 20,4 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 3,9 g/lRestsüße: 121,0 g/l Port - Sherry > Port


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Vintage: 2003 05/18/2011

This is a mature, deliciously perfumed and structured wine. There is a great milk chocolate flavor that balances the flavors of candied fruits.


External Review
Vintage: 2003 05/18/2011

With its charming aromas of spice drop, ripe cherries and schistous minerality, this Taylor looks set to zoom. And it is tasty, but also a bit soft and lacking structure - something unexpected from a Port under the Taylor label. Turns chocolaty on the finish.


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Vintage: 2003 04/30/2010

Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2003 and all other wine from Taylor Fladgate are available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium lables from Portugal and all over the world.


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