Taylor Fladgate 40 Yr. Reserve Tawny Port
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Taylor Fladgate 40 Yr. Reserve Tawny Port

Item # 30041 750mL
$219.99/ Single Bottle
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$2639.88 $2375.89/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Deliciously sweet, with elegant caramel flavors and a lush and silky texture, this 40-year Tawny Port is a treasure at your dinner table. Pair with savory cheeses or sweet desserts.


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Staff Pick Notes

What's in a number? What does it mean in port years for a wine to be aged 10, 20, 40 years? If ever you doubted that wine is a living, constantly evolving thing, look only to tawny ports to see what's possible. Forty years is at the mature end of the spectrum, but it's amazing how vibrant it remains even as the color morphs to an amber brown and the flavors evolve. The Taylor Fladgate is at the pinnacle of Tawnies. It's a pale amber color with toffee, raisin and woodsy aromas. On the palate it's lost much of its baby fat with concentrated flavors of dried figs, walnuts, burnt sugar, and a Madeira-like nuttiness. For those nights when you want to cap off the evening with something special.

- ALM

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Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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