Taylor’s is the acquittal port house and its wines the quintessential ports, taylor’s is one of the oldest of the founding port houses. Taylor’s is regarded as the benchmark for vintage port.
Quinta de Vargellas Vintage 1995 shows deep ruby, fading to brick on the rim. Ripe jammy character, chocolatey, overlaid with exotic herbal and floral notes. Plump fruit with dense chocolate, plums and hints of liquorice. Firm finish
Taylor’s Vintage Port is one of the world’s great iconic wines. Made only in the very finest years – known as ‘declared’ vintages – Vintage Ports are blended from the best produce of the firm’s own estates of Quinta de Vargellas, Quinta de Terra Feita and more recently, Quinta do Junco
Taylor’s Select Reserve Port is blended from carefully selected young red wines produced in the Baixo Corgo and Cima Corgo areas of the upper Douro Valley, chosen for their depth of colour, intense fruit and full, firm palate.
Located in the remote eastern reaches of the Douro Valley, Vargellas is known for its elegant, scented wines, with their fine focused fruit and well integrated sinewy tannins. It is also known as a source of one of the rarest and most collectible vintage ports of all, Vargellas Vinha Velha, made in very small quantities from the produce of the oldest...
Talor's Vinha Velha Vintage 2009 shows dense thickly textured tannins are coated with sumptuous fruit flavour giving the wine massive volume, weight and grip. But it is on the long, rich tannic finish that the wine displays its resilience and energy
Quinta de Vargellas Vintage 1998 presents a lovely aromatic perfumed quality. A cherry and blackcurrant jam nose overlaid with violets. Undertone of molasses and woodsmoke. Firm Vargellas with chocolate covered cherry and blackcurrant centre. Soft lingering finish, with youthful fresh notes
Taylor's 30 years old shows deep, old gold colour with hints of dried fruit and honey offsetting the rich nutty aromas. Lush, silky richness with an elegant, slightly austere quality which is quite distinctive. Subtle dried fruit flavours underly, exotic layers of caramel and nuts culminating in an endless finish
Tiny quantities of this wine are made. Decades of evaporation and ageing in wood have concentrated this wine almost to an essence, producing intense and complex nutty and spicy aromas and a dense and concentrated palate full of rich mellow flavous
Taylor's Terra Feita Vintage 2008 presents concentrated, dense and savoury with a lovely tension between the sweet, dark fruits and the savoury, spicy notes. Lovely richness and density, with firm tannins. Brilliant
Taylor’s 10 Year Old Tawny is a superb example of the aged tawny style. Mellow and elegant, combining delicate wood notes with rich aromas of mature fruit, it is bottled for immediate drinking
Taylor's Tawny 20 Years Old present an intense amber tawny colour. Opulent and voluptuous nose of complex spicy, jammy and nutty aromas, hints of orange flower and a fine oakiness coming from the long period of aging in cask. The palate is full of very rich and concentrated flavour and has a long mellow finish
Quinta de Vargellas Vintage 2008 shows seductive with real refinement