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For many, Taylor’s is the archetypal Port house and its wines the quintessential Ports. Established over three centuries ago in 1692, Taylor’s is one of the oldest of the founding Port houses. It is dedicated entirely to the production of Port wine and in particular to its finest styles.
Above all, Taylor’s is regarded as the benchmark for Vintage Port. Noted for their elegance and poise as well as for their restrained power and longevity, Taylor’s Vintage Ports are blended from the finest wines of the firm’s own quintas or estates, Vargellas, Terra Feita and Junco. These three iconic properties, each occupying a distinct geographic location and with their own unique character, are the cornerstone of the company’s success and the main source of its unique and inimitable house style.
Taylor’s is also respected as a producer of wood aged ports and holds one of the largest reserves of rare cask aged wines from which its distinguished aged tawny Ports Read more »
Luscious, sweet, decadent, this naughty little number would light up the most delicate of palettes and please the more experienced just as well. This wine wants center stage, so put all other food and drink aside except perhaps chocolate. Not overly ...
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Concord started out as a chance hybrid between vitis vinifera and vitis labrusca. It was first introduced in 1843 by ...
Even older than the Concord grape, this historically-important variety is thought to be a chance seedling from North ...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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At last, Naked Wines is offering Ports. Inky opaque, Red Purple in the Glass. ... along side of a Grahams, a Taylor Fladgate, a Dow's or any of the others I am more familiar with. Terrific Angel pricing of $17.9 Read More
Very dark in the glassnot quite Petite Sirah dark, but still. It even has a dark nosedark fruits, prunes, some mustiness. On the tongue Im getting some blackberry, but its not really much of a hit. There is more earthiness or dustiness than fruit. However, this wine is a mouthful. Very full bodied. I like it, but it loses points because of... Read More
This offering is composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Toast, black fruits and hints of dark chocolate are evident on the nose. The palate is stuffed with blackberry, roasted chicory, vanilla bean, and cassis. Bits of kirsch are evident on the finish along with dried cranberry and a sprinkling of mineral notes. Good luck putting this down once yo... Read More
This bottle of port was a gift.Port wine is from the Douro valley in northern ... of port originated at the Taylor Fladgate port house in 1970.Wines from a single year are bottled between four and six years after harvest having spent the intervening years in oak barrels.The idea is to have a wine that is ready to drink immediately without deca... Read More
I have looked high and low for my favorite Taylor's Cream Sherry in Orlando, Fl. I located it in one size only at a Publix in Winter Park. Can you tell me where else in Orlando, FL that it can be found? Read More
Nebbiolo is a challenge to grow elsewhere, but that's because it's a ... a ... claims; Anthony Taylor of Gabriel Meffre (winemakers in Gigondas) nails Parker for not tasting blind. Why doesn't he taste blind? Because even when he knows what 15 wines he will be tasting, the man who remembers every wine he ever drank cannot get them right, c... Read More
This book looks enticing but was looking for feedback from anyone who may have read it. Thanks Read More
I like this about as much as the port and tawny port. I would have given it a full 4 of 5 but it has too much bitter on the aftertaste. I tried their cream sherry and it went down the drain, it had a awful taste of burnt rubber.It has a good balance of acidity and sweetness with the flavor of bourbon and raisins.Tastes much like meiers 44 cream ... Read More
Port is a category of wine that conjures up different images depending on your ... ... from that batch. Taylor Fladgate 2009 Late Bottle Vintage Port ($21)While tons of producers now offer a Late Bottled Vintage Port, only Taylor Fladgate can lay claim to being the first house to market with one. This offering opens with deep, dark fruit arom... Read More
Okay, so the last photo is a different book. (Read carefully at the ... ... Wines, including the crappy Taylor stuff and other things that were available in Ithaca in college that put me onto beer and whiskey for a while. (I was legal the entire time I was at Cornell, so there was no issue of what I could or couldn't buy.) Of course, our ta... Read More