Port is the world's greatest fortified wine, a wine of depth, concentration and majestic structure produced in the valley of the Douro River, east of Oporto in Northern Portugal.
Port's story is one of the most unusual and romantic of any in the world of wine, and the history of Taylor, Fladgate & Yeatman is in many ways the history of Port.
Taylor's is now into its fourth century: one of the very oldest of the Port companies. It is the last totally independent company of the original British Port houses-and is still family owned and managed.
It is run today from Oporto by descendants of the Yeatman and Fladgate families, both of which have been partners in the firm since the 1830s.
For more than 300 years Taylor's name has been synonymous with consistent excellence in Port.
The stature of its Ports is acknowledged by experts everywhere-and by the international wine auctions which regularly price Taylor's vintage Port ten to fifteen per cent above its rivals.
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Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2011
Impenetrable blue-black colour with narrow purple rim. Intricate and finely constituted, the nose displays classic Taylor elegance and poise. A dense core of pure complex fruit, redolent of blackberry and cassis, is enveloped in a fragrant aura of violets. Resiny garrigue scents and subtle notes of of liquorice and black ... more
in mixed case $104.39
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2016
Deep purple black with a narrow magenta rim. High notes of pure, intense woodland fruit with lively accents of green apple, fresh plum and raspberry. Around this core of bright, singing fruit is a heady aura of gumcistus and wine herbs. On a deeper register, exotic notes of cedarwood and ... more
in mixed case $105.29
Taylor Fladgate Very Old Single Harvest Port 1969
Deep mahogany color with discreet olive highlights on the rim. Very fine, elegant nose, with an opulent core of wild honey, molasses and butterscotch infused with a spicy redolence of black pepper and cinnamon. Cedary cigar box aromas, savory scents of wild herbs and a discreet aura of fresh mint ... more
in mixed case $240.29
Taylor Fladgate First Estate Reserve Port
Deep ruby in colour, it has a potent nose of concentrated fruit, crammed with blackcurrant, plum and liquorice flavours. Its luscious texture is supported by a firm tannic structure giving the wine restrained elegance for which Taylor's Ports are famous. First Estate is an excellent introduction to the Taylor's style ... more
in mixed case $15.74
All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.
Vintages and ratings subject to change at any time.
All pricing and availability subject to change.