1912 Taylor

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Forum rules
Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
Post Reply
User avatar
AHB
Fonseca 1970
Posts: 10831
Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
Location: Berkshire, UK

1912 Taylor vintage port

Post by AHB » 15:01 Mon 16 Jul 2012

T12: bottled by John Lupton, and probably Taylor, but cork not recovered as Dirk N. wanted the bottle. 30% opaque, and the colour of 20YO tawny. Nose of VA. Taste started soft, then intense heat. Light, sweetness mid-palate. JDAW.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Taylor 2010 LBV
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

User avatar
AHB
Fonseca 1970
Posts: 10831
Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
Location: Berkshire, UK

Re: 1912 Taylor vintage port

Post by AHB » 15:02 Mon 16 Jul 2012

Bottled by Lupton & Son, believed to be Taylor (confirmed by the cork). Good red colour, watery rim, 20% opaque. Very slight bottle stink. Soft palate presence, gentle sweetness with very mild fruit flavours and soft acidity. A touch of early heat on the aftertaste and finish, with huge dominating the finish. After an hour in the glass, this had acquired much more focus and an even better finish. 89/100. 14-Jun-12. Pop 'n' pour.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Taylor 2010 LBV
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests