Taylors 1985 Vintage Port
Ageing; Oak aged
Structure; Smooth and rich fortified
Food pairing ideas; The classisc pairing of a robust Blue Cheese.
Intense ruby colour. Rich, complete, multi-dimensional nose displaying elements of both youth and maturity. Aromas of rich berry fruit, liquorice and butterscotch with scented violet notes. The palate is now quite smooth and round with velvety well intergrated tannins and masses of rich figgy fruit flavour. Warm mellow finish full of rich jammy fruit.
Established in 1692 one of the oldest founding Port houses. Taylor's vintage ports are blended from the finest wines of the firm's own quintas or estates, Vargellas, Terra Feita and Junco. These three iconic properties, each occupying a distinct location and with their own unique character, are the cornerstone of the company's success and the main source of it's unique and imitable house style. Taylor's is respected as a producer of wood aged ports and holds one of the largest reserves of rare cask aged wines from which its distinguished aged tawny Ports are drawn.
Bottle Size: 75cl
Country: Douro Valley, Portugal
Grape: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and Tinto Cão
Style: Fortified Red