Probably the best port I've had from the two or three dozen good vintage ports I've tried. Really rich and decadent but at the same time somehow weightless. Almost transfixing and mesmerizing. So much power but also subtlety, ease and poise. Worth the price of admission.
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(Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port) #1; COLOR-medium; NOSE-quite tight; more floral (really nice violets and rosemary) than the standard brandy-esque aspects; PALATE-still VERY young -- the really firm tannins are ripping through my palate on the back-end; just a big wine; tastes like I took a big bite of a big piece of bitter dark chocolate; really focused bottle of port; big and viscous; great viscosity and mouthfeel; I also like the really sour cherry flavor; reminds me of a Russian cherry dessert; this is very good and will age extremely well; look for this to last 40-60 years; has big potential; very well made; it's expensive, but it's spectacular; RP-96; WS-100; GV-94
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