1966 Taylor

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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jdaw1
Taylor 1900
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1966 Taylor

Post by jdaw1 » 03:42 Wed 16 Jan 2008

TN: Taylor 1966

The Deeper Underground 1966 Horizontal, held at the Crusting Pipe, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RD, on Monday 28 January 2008.

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Graham’s 1948
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Post by DRT » 09:35 Wed 16 Jan 2008

Purchased by Christopher Gee from Berry Brothers and Rudd in London in January 2008 specifically for this off-line.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Post by AHB » 22:53 Tue 29 Jan 2008

Deep centre, paling on the rim. Alcohol pushing through tp give the typical Taylor minty / menthol nose. Rich stewed raisins and rose perfume with the mint. Dry entry and surprisingly tannic still. Texture a little watery in the mouth but lovely cherry and cranberry flavours. Mid-palate a little hollow but wonderful aftertaste. This will improve for quite some time to come - say 10-20 years. 5/6 or 90/100. Decanted for 4 hours and drunk on 28/1/08.
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Post by DRT » 23:24 Tue 29 Jan 2008

Another top flight bottle and no disagreement with AHB's note.

My TN says: "Dark, thick and tannic. Not ready!"

I rated this at 6th out of 14. AHB had is at 8th.

Enormous thanks are due to Christopher for his generosity in providing this bottle. You are, as always, a Gentleman, sir :wink:
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Post by Simon Lisle » 18:36 Thu 31 Jan 2008

4th best for me good stuff

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1966 Taylor cork

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