1965 Single Harvest Tawny

Taylor Fladgate

1965 Single Harvest Tawny

Region: Portugal / Douro Valley Porto
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Amarela

97 Points

Wine & Spirits

96 Points

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tasting note

During its five decades of aging in oak casks, this wine has taken on an attractive pale mahogany color with olive amber highlights. On the nose, the wine displays delicate oaky aromas, walnuts, figs, demerara sugar and hints of caramel intertwined with spicy, cigar box notes. The palate is silky smooth, with mocha and honeyed notes on the entry. Crisp acidity carries the wine to its long and richly textured finish. Finely constituted and beautifully balanced, this rare Single Harvest Tawny Port would be an exceptional tribute to any 50th anniversary or birthday.

food pairing

Figs, almonds, pecorino, apple pie, Comté cheese, Cornish game hens, pecan pie or even crème brulee.

technical data

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Amarela
APPELLATION: Douro
PH: 3.6
ACIDITY: 5.28 g/L
ABV: 21%
AGING: 50 years in neutral oak
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 157 g/L

points of distinction

  • Taylor Fladgate holds the one of the largest stocks of fine cask aged wine of any Port house
  • Taylor Fladgate leading brand in Tawny market
  • Tawny Port market is the fast growing Port category in the United States
  • about the grape +
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“We focus on making vintage quality from all of our grapes. As a result, we will produce the highest-quality Port in every category.”

– Adrian Bridge, CEO

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