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Taylor Fladgate
30 Year Old Tawny Porto
95 Points
jamessuckling.com
September 22, 2021
Caramel and butterscotch with some figs and dried fruit. Medium-bodied with a very fine texture that turns creamy. The finish shows milk chocolate, nuts and fruit. Medium sweet. Pecan pie.
– James Suckling
Taylor Fladgate
Classic Vintage Porto 2018
97 Points
Ken's Wine Guide.com
September 1, 2021
This midnight purple colored Vintage Port opens with a faint dried cigar leaf and gentle cherry bouquet with hints of plum, date, and black licorice. On the palate, this wine is balanced and full bodied with medium plus acidity. The flavor profile is red currant, graphite, and raisin blend with hints of clove, tar, and black tea.
– Ken Hoggins
Taylor Fladgate
30 Year Old Tawny Porto
96 Points
August 12, 2021
A bright, ruddy tawny, with an olive rim. Vigorous on both the nose and palate, with a classy Cognac-like spirit character and lifted drive. Well-structured, with a walnut, green (tomato plant) and black cardamom edge to its tightly focused fruit notes of dried apricot and fig, along with hints of salted caramel. The penetrating, back-of-the-net finish is very precise, lingering and in the Taylor’s house style.
– Sarah Ahmed
Taylor Fladgate
James Molesworth
97 Points
Wine Spectator Insider
June 23, 2021
This is extremely refined, with a sleek-edged mix of green tea, date, white ginger, toasted sesame, bitter almond and bitter orange notes curling through, laced with flashes of salted caramel, singed alder and sandalwood. There's a dry, nervy spine through the finish, encased in a more flattering glycerol feel that adds amazing length, leaving echoes of all the elements in its wake. A special wine.
– James Molesworth
Taylor Fladgate
Late Bottled Vintage Porto 2016
91 Points
Wine Enthusiast
May 24, 2021
One of the original Late Bottled Vintage brands, this continues to set a fine style. This latest release is full of black fruits that have been softened by extra wood aging. At the same time, the richness of the wine shows strongly and emphatically, giving a Port that has density and ready drinkability.
– Roger Voss
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