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Taylor's Vintage Port 1977

Your Price: $195.00
Producer: Taylor's
Optimum drinking: 2020-2040
Rating: 98 - Wine Spectator
Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca
Appellation: D.O. Douro, Portugal
Bottle report: Good condition, Tear to label and light damage to cap

Taylor's vintage ports are renowned for their massive structure, concentration of flavour and distinctively masculine style. Taylor's Port is also renowned for being amongst the longest lived of all ports.

Taylor's, which remains an independent family-run business since its inception around 300 years ago, is also the market brand leader. It is one of the earliest shippers to acquire vineyards to produce the wine themselves, rather than merely buying from winemakers and then maturing it, thus ensuring a name synonymous with quality.

"There is an explosion of fruit and tannins in the mouth but at the same time this wine is in total harmony. Deep dark ruby, with blackberries and violets on the nose, full-bodied, with masses of blackberry flavors, full, hard tannins and a very long finish." Wine Spectator

"The 1977 has consistently been at the top of my list of vintage ports in this great vintage, although the Dow, Graham, and Fonseca are equally splendid...a mammoth, opaque, statuesque vintage port of remarkable depth and power."

Please note: bottle shown is for illustrative purposes only (and is not actual bottle for sale). Photo on request

Taylor's Vintage Port 1977