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Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter
Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter
Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter
Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter
Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter
Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter

Taylors Reserve Tawny Port 1 Liter

By TAYLORS PORT

A extraordinary bottling that recalls the storied history of port wine. This distinctive bladder or "flat chestnut” shaped bottle is designed to resemble the style of bottles used in continental Europe and Britain during the 18th century. The bottles typically held more wine than the cylinder shaped bottles that followed them, and the onion shaped bottles that preceded them. The bottle also bears the 4xx merchant mark, a unique emblem that has been used by Taylor’s since their establishment in 1692.

Product Code: 5013626111208

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Portugal
Produced in Portugal
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£59.99

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More about Taylors Port, the producer ... Taylor's is now over 300 years old. It remains a family firm, completely independent, owned still by relations of the original partners.

On the Atlantic coast at Oporto are the ancient lodges where Taylor's priceless ports slowly reach their glorious maturity. High up in the Douro Valley is Taylor Quinta de Vargellas, one of the world's truly great vineyards, comparable in quality to Chateau Latour. In between is the complex network of independent farmers, who have supplied Taylor's for generations, their press-houses and wine making establishments.

Taylor is accepted by most wine authorities to be the greatest of all port shippers, famous especially for its sublime and long-lived Vintage ports, which consistently fetch the highest prices at auction, and for old, distinguished Tawny ports. But Taylor's is also an innovative house, pioneering the successful Late Bottled Vintage style which has been copied by almost every other shipper.The finest Port is produced from grapes grown on the steep and rocky slopes of the Upper Douro and its tributaries. Vines have been grown on these remote hillsides since pre-Roman times. In the 17th Century British traders, cut off from their supplies of Bordeaux by frequent wars with France, took a liking to the full-flavoured, robust wines of Portugal. Under the Methuen Treaty of 1703, England granted lower duties to Portuguese wines than to those of France and Germany, becoming for over a century the principal market for the wines of the Douro Valley. But these wines did not travel well, so the traders added brandy to fortify them against the rigours of their Atlantic sea voyage. Before long pure grape spirit was added during fermentation and Port, as we drink it today, was created.

Among the first of the early traders was Job Bearsley, who by 1692 was a Port shipper and partner in the firm which we know today as Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman. His 4XX (an old woolmark) is still cut into the walls of the Casa dos Alambiques, where Taylor Fladgate have made wine from 1744 to this day-apart from its short break as a field hospital for Wellington's troops. The 4XX mark still features on the company crest, and on every bottle.
Now in its fourth century, the company is still thriving, with wine quality remaining the firm's only consideration. Taylor's Port was, is, and will continue to be, one of the world's greatest wines.

Product Origin; Oporto, Portugal       

Packaging; Glass bottle; wood presentation box

Size; 1 Liter

Bottling Notes; This bottling is a blend is made using specially selected aged Tawny ports from Taylor’s deep reserves. The result is a complex and deep port, with flavours of cigar smoke, cedarwood, tannins, dried fruits, toasted spice, almonds, leather, old oak, butterscotch, fig, red wine and syrupy plums.

A Tawny Port of a rare quality, this is the perfect "special occasion” after dinner drop! 

Storage Guide; Keep in cool, dark room away from sunlight

Partner  with; One of our great Cheese selection, see below!

"It is my opinion that Taylor's tawny ports are the best of this type. When tasted against other tawnies, they all exhibit more aromatic personalities, greater fruit ripeness and a wonderful sweetness and length.”

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Refunds ... The Cheese and Wine Shop of Wellington offers a full refund on all goods that you may be dissatisfied with (this includes Sale items). Customers who send back unwanted goods that are not damaged will receive the value of the item purchased less the delivery costs.
 
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Please send them to;

The Cheese and Wine Shop of Wellington
Returns Department
11 South Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8NR
 
Once the goods are received, we will issue the appropriate replacement or refund as detailed above; please allow upto 21 working days for this process.

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