The General Wine Company - Taylors - Twenty Year Old - Tawny Port - 750ml - Fortified

Taylors - Twenty Year Old - Tawny Port - 750ml

Taylors

  • £40.99


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Country:Portugal
Region:Porto
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This has a rich brick red colour with a robust style that is not concerned with nuance as much as straightforward fruit. There is the scent of hazelnuts creme caramel and a hint of brown sugar. Delicious flavour that is anything but subtle. taylor.pt Intense amber tawny colour. Opulent and voluptuous nose of complex spicy jammy and nutty aromas hints of orange flower and a fine oakiness coming from the long period of aging in cask. The palate is full of very rich and concentrated flavour and has a long mellow finish. Taylors is one of the most highly respected producers of aged tawny Port wines.20 Year Old Tawny Portis fully matured in seasoned oak casks each holding about 630 litres of wine.Here over many years of ageing the Port wine gradually takes on its characteristic amber &lsquotawny colour slowly developing the complex mellow flavours and the smooth luscious palate which are the hallmarks of this style of port.Taylors blends its magnificent 20 year old tawny Ports from its extensive reserves of old cask aged Ports matured in the firms cool and tranquil cellars (known as&lsquolodges) in Oporto on Portugals Atlantic coast.In the 20 Year Old tawny the fruit has mellowed further than in the 10 Year Old and the spicy nutty aromas of ageing are more powerful and intense. The most popular 20 Year Old Aged Tawny Port in the United States of America. These Port wines are bottled when ready to drink and do not require any further ageing in bottle. Serving Suggestions: It is an excellent accompaniment to many desserts. It combines well with flavours of figs almonds and caramel. It is an excellent compliment for a creme brulee or a plate of wild strawberries. It may also be appreciated on its own at the end of the meal with walnuts or dried fruit and can be served cool in the summer.


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