Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Sweet Wine Port 2008

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This is a single quinta wine, made in exactly the same way as Taylor`s Vintage Port, but using only the grapes from t...

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A beautiful, fruity wine that also has good structure to balance its black plum fruits. The acidity is important, although the wine as a whole is o... Read more

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Port - red - 2008 - Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro - Touriga nacional - 7... Read more

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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
09/23/2011

"The essence of Taylor Fladgate's vintage wine in declared years


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
10/06/2012

A beautiful, fruity wine that also has good structure to balance its black plum fruits. The acidity is important, although the wine as a whole is on the dry side, with spice and dominant final tannins.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Port - red - 2008 - Taylor's Quinta de Vargellas - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro - Touriga nacional - 750 ml.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
03/23/2011

Dieser Port ist bekannt für seine Power und Kraft. In der Nase finden sich konzentrierte Aromen von dunklen Beeren wieder. Ein Port mit üppiger Fülle.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

Black and smoky, this vintage from the arid steeps of Vargellas locks its sweet purple fruit behind austere tannin. Thereandrsquo;s suppleness in the room beyond, and a range of intriguing spices that seems to derive from the tannins of the Douroandrsquo;s otherworldly grapes. Long and intense, this needs 12 to 15 years to mellow.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
04/18/2013

Black and smoky, this vintage from the arid steeps of Vargellas locks its sweet purple fruit behind austere tannin. There’s suppleness in the room beyond, and a range of intriguing spices that seems to derive from the tannins of the Douro’s otherworldly grapes. Long and intense, this needs 12 to 15 years to mellow.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
09/19/2011

Nuanced and firm as a young Vargellas should be, this '95 has true vintage quality. It's deeply concentrated and quite dry, with a dark fruit character completely wound up in the tart acidity and smooth, bitter chocolate tannins. the length of flavor and the potent structure show this to be more of a long-term wine than most of what '95 has to offer. it should be at its best between ten and twenty years from the vintage.


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Winemaker's Notes:

This is a single quinta wine, made in exactly the same way as Taylor`s Vintage Port, but using only the grapes from this individual property, trodden on the estate. Only small quantities are made, and only in very good years. Many experts believe Taylor`s Single Quinta Vintage Ports to be better than other companies declared years. The name of Taylor`s is more of an assurance than the year.Taylor`s has owned the beautiful estate of Vargellas for over a century, and it is acknowledged as one of the great vineyards of the world. It has the highest percentage of old vines of any quinta in the Douro, 60% being over 75 years old. Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Ports are ready to drink from ten years, but will go on developing for another twenty years or so - almost as long as Taylors declared Vintages.

This is a single quinta wine, made in exactly the same way as Taylor`s Vintage Port, but using only the grapes from this individual property, trodden on the estate. Only small quantities are made, and only in very good years. Many experts believe Taylor`s Single Quinta Vintage Ports to be better than other companies declared years. The name of Taylor`s is more of an assurance than the year.Taylor`s has owned the beautiful estate of Vargellas for over a century, and it is acknowledged as one of the great vineyards of the world. It has the highest percentage of old vines of any quinta in the Douro, 60% being over 75 years old. Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Ports are ready to drink from ten years, but will go on developing for another twenty years or so - almost as long as Taylors declared Vintages.

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