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Taylor’s Vintage Port 2009

October 14, 2011

If you are a serious Port supporter be sure to visit us very soon!  Taylor’s Vintage Port 2009 will be available next monday (Oct 17th).

The 2009 is the fourth declaration in a decade. In over three  centuries  of Taylor’s  history,  a sequence of great vintages like this has been very rare. 2009 has produced wines of massive scale, not unlike the iconic vintage ports of the early twentieth century.  They are wines built to last.

Visit us and take advantage of our special price declaration offer valid untill December15th:

69,95€ (75cl with wooden box)     *   37€ (37,5cl)

Also be sure to to taste this  powerful 2009 Vintage:  Tasting by-the-glass availabe at €6.

Press comments:

Steven Spurrier, Decanter August 2011 – “…superbly controlled spice and black cherry fruit, tight and elegant, fresh as well as rich, top potential 2019-2049.” 19.5 points

Luís Antunes, Revista de Vinhos, Julho 2011 – “Fruta azul, grafite, chocolate, folhas e flores, reservado no aroma, com tensão e complexidade. Seco e picante, texturado, com taninos firmes e gordos. Fruta azul, grafite, chocolate, folhas e flores, reservado no aroma, com tensão e complexidade. Seco e picante, texturado, com taninos firmes e gordos. Fresco, potente, num registo de elegância e contenção. Final interminável. “ Pontos 19

Jamie Goode, Wineanorak.com, May 2011 – “Intense, vivid nose is spicy and dense with lovely bright aromatics, as well as some violet florality. The palate is rich and bold with lots of sweetness. Generous, with smooth, intense fruit and firm yet fine-grained tannins. Massive fruit and lovely structure. Brilliant.” 95–97/100

Jancis Robinson, Purple Pages, May 2011 – “Blackish purple. This, unusually, had the headiness of Fonseca 2009 on the nose and seemed more luscious and velvety than the Quinta da Vargellas Vinha Velha on the palate. Very rich, round and thrilling. Dense and pure. A bit of a schoolmaster in terms of straight back and firm structure. Very long, firm and thrilling – surely a long term bet with additional early charm, presumably from the exceptionally hot, dry vintage. “Score 18. Drink 2035-70

Will Lyons, The Wall Street Journal, May 2011 – “Dark black/purple in the glass, the nose is an intense, opulent marriage of spice and dark fruit. On the palate there is real power and again more fruit giving way to a refreshing, long length.”

Richard Mayson, richardmayson.com, May 2011 – “Deep, dark opaque; lovely opulent aromas, refined, scented and very pretty (not often I say this about a wine), in its first bloom of youth; broad, sweet and rich with fine peppery tannins, quite powerful yet gentle at the same time with a lovely sinewy, firm finish. Complete. “Score 18

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