Taylor's 30 Year Old Tawny - 750ml

Portugal
Taylor's Port
NV
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Taylor's 30 Year Old Tawny - 750ml

Portugal
Taylor's Port
NV
Regular price HK$1,875.00 Sale price HK$1,406.25
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SKU: Q001|TAY010
RP92 WS92
Deep, old gold colour with hints of dried fruit and honey offsetting the rich nutty aromas. Lush, silky richness with an elegant, slightly austere quality which is quite distinctive. Subtle dried fruit flavours underly, exotic layers of caramel and nuts culminating in an endless finish.
92
POINTS
The NV 30 Year Old Tawny Port was bottled in February 2016 with a bar-top cork and comes in with 126 grams per liter of residual sugar. It shows good concentration while retaining some mid-palate finesse. It is complex, then it adds a powerfully intense finish laced with burnt orange peel and molasses as it warms. If I had a quibble, there was some noticeable alcohol, especially when retasted the next day. Some three or four days later, it was far smoother, but it is always a little edgy. Overall, this is a fairly stern style, dry and brooding, with that hint of spirits in the background. It reminds me of the stereotypical scene with Port (or Cognac), cigars and blue cheese. It just has that serious feel to it, along with that long finish. As always, these last indefinitely, barring cork failures, but they are not really meant to be held.
92
POINTS
This is lovely, displaying warm date, toffee and persimmon notes entwined with sesame oil, green tea and ginger flavors. Shows a lovely interplay of sweet and dry, with flashes of hazelnut cream and juniper contrasting each other on the long and deep finish. Drink now. 900 cases made.
  • Wine Type

    • Fortified Wine
  • Wine Style

    Old World
  • Bottle Size

    750 ml
  • Closure

    Natural cork
  • Serving Temperature

    • Room Temperature
  • Aeration

    60 - 90 mins

Sweetness

Dry
Sweet
Sweet

Acidity

Low
High
Medium

Tannin

Low
High
Low

Body

Light
Full
Full

Alcohol level

Low
High
High

Aroma

  • Dried Fruit
  • Honey

Flavor

  • nuts
  • dried fruit

Cuisine

  • Chinese - Guangdong
  • French
  • Western

Food pairings

  • Appetizer
  • Cheese
  • Chocolate
  • Dessert
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