1985 Taylor

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1985 Taylor

Post by AHB » 09:59 Fri 05 Jan 2018

Deep red but not youthful. Muted nose, some warm fruit on the nose but very little. Fruit on the impact with candied strawberry and hints of icing sugar. Sweet, candied and fruity mid- and late-palate. A warm aftertaste with fragrant fruit; a great length showing ghosts of the tannins and nice late hints of black chocolate. 92/100. 05-Dec-17. Decanted 2 hours.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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