We are delighted
to offer Taylor's latest release of their Very Old Tawny aged for half a
century in cask, the Taylor’s
Golden Age 50.
Taylor’s Ports represent over three and a quarter centuries of family
tradition that began with the foundation of Taylor Fladgate & Yeatman
in 1692. A heritage of skill and experience passed down the generations
ensures that every Taylor’s Port is made to the highest standard. Blended
from rare wood-aged ports matured for five decades in oak casks, Taylor’s
Golden Age 50 is a special collector’s edition port released in very
Taylor’s cellars are true cathedrals of wine, built several hundred years
ago; they provide the perfect conditions for long-term ageing of Port
Wine. With thick granite walls and very high ceilings they maintain a
steady low temperature throughout the year. An important influence is
also the cellars’ proximity to the Douro River and to the Atlantic Ocean,
which provide the necessary humidity for good ageing, as it limits the
rate of evaporation, a key to the excellent ageing of Tawnies.
Blended from rare wood-aged ports matured for five decades in oak casks,
Taylor’s Golden Age is a special collector’s edition port released in
very limited quantities.
This 50-year-old Tawny was sourced in the eastern reaches of the Douro
Valley, location of many of the finest vineyard estates and traditional
source of the most long-lasting wines. Prior to blending, the individual
wines were aged in Taylor’s cellars in seasoned oak casks specially selected
and set aside by the firm’s team of expert coopers.
After half a century in cask, this exceptional wine has reached its
‘Golden Age’ of maturity, the point at which it achieves perfect balance,
a magical complexity and a seductive smoothness and density.
Taylor's Golden Age 50 Very Old Tawny
Port @ £870 per
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