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Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port


Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: fortified wine
Appellation:Port (Porto and Douro, Portugal)
Winery: Taylor's
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Port
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 20%
Taylor's produces the Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port (£122.59), a fortified wine from Port produced with port grapes and presents an alcohol content of 20%. Drinks&Co users rate this fortified wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port

Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port (Port)


  • View: olive-green hue gold.
  • Nose: a powerful nose of nuts, honey and a hint of spice. Impressions of nutmeg, roasted coffee and walnut intense.
  • Mouth: rich texture, intense, voluptuous, almost viscous, an end of incredible length.


GRAPES: Tinta Cao, Tinta Francisca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca

WINE PAIRING: beef and cheeses.


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The Winery



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

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Reviews of Taylors Tawny 40 Years Port


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4 /5

95 pts Neal Martin - Um vinho do Porto sublime de muita idade que mostra a tonalidade dourada-verde azeitona, apenas possível pelos muitos anos passados em casco. Décadas de evaporação têm concentrado este extraordinário vinho, dando-lhe uma densidade excecional e um nariz poderoso de frutas secas e mel e um toque de especiarias. Notas de noz-moscada, café torrado e intensos frutos secos dominam no bouquet e na boca. A textura do vinho, rica, intensa, voluptuosa e de grande volume culmina num final de incrível persistência.
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Taylor's 40 Years Tawny

4 /5

- An incredible example of an old Tawny port. A rarity, as few houses will make a 40 year old tawny. This wine is olive gold in colour with rich caramel, butterscotch, hazelnut flavours. The concentration in this port also produces a wine with amazing length, which lingers beautifully in the palate.
- Taylor's 40 Year Old Tawny is a very rare old tawny blend, produced in limited quantities.
- Selected red ports produced in the eastern areas of the Douro Valley, including Taylor's own estates, are matured in seasoned oak casks in Taylor's cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.
- Here the cool and damp coastal climate encourages a slow and gentle ageing process producing aromas of great complexity and finesse.
- The 40 years of ageing in wood have concentrated this wine almost to an essence, producing intense and complex nutty and spicy aromas and a dense and concentrated palate full of rich mellow flavour.
- The 40 Year Old tawny is bottled when ready to drink and does not require any further ageing in bottle.
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Taylors 40 Years Tawny

4 /5

95 pts Robert Parker - A sublime port of very great age which shows the old olive-gold hue of its many years in cask. Decades of evaporation have concentrated this extraordinary wine to an exceptional density, with a powerful nose of dried fruit, honey and a touch of spice. Impressions of nutmeg, roasted coffee and an intense nuttiness converge both in the bouquet and on the palate. The wine's rich, intense, voluptuous, almost viscous texture culminate in a finish of incredible length.
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