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Messenger in a Bottle

Taylor Fladgate uncorks a vanished century with its latest release of tawny port. Typically, tawny ports reflect the average age of their blended wines, with 10, 20, 30, and 40 years being the standard figures. However, some tawnies possess such exceptional structure that they are held back and used sparingly to lend added depth to older […]

Taylor Fladgate 2004 Vargellas Vinha Vella Port

Tasting notes: Primarily a blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barocca varietals. Juicy, intense, and complex, it bursts with ripe blackberry and notes of chocolate on a texture of crushed velvet Worth knowing: Acquired in the late 19th century, Quinta de Vargellas is the most prominent of Taylor Fladgate’s estates and the source of […]