1992 Taylor

Taylor

98Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
1 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£1,674.00
Bts
-
3 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£142.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
98
Critic Notes

Taylor's 1992 Vintage Port is unquestionably the greatest young port I have ever tasted. It represents the essence of what vintage port can achieve. The color is an opaque black/purple, and the nose offers up fabulously intense aromas of minerals, cassis, blackberries, licorice, and spices, as well as extraordinary purity and penetration. Yet this is still an unformed and infantile wine. If Chateau Latour made a late-harvest Cabernet Sauvignon, I suspect it might smell like this. In the mouth, the wine is out of this world, displaying layer upon layer of concentrated black fruits backed by well-integrated tannin and structure. This is a massive, magnificently rich, full-bodied port that will be far more flattering in its youth than were such Taylors as the 1983, 1977, or 1970. It possesses awesome fruit, marvelous intensity, and lavish opulence, all brilliantly well-delineated by the wine's formidable structure. This monumental 30-50 year port is a must purchase for port aficionados.! Also noteworthy is the fact that the 1992 Taylor commemorates the 300th anniversary of this firm, as evidenced by the special bottle Taylor used for this port.|Importer: Kobrand, Inc., New York, NY; tel. (212) 490-9300. Wine Advocate.February, 1995

Score: 100-/100Robert Parker

Fresh and lively, with raisin, spice and hints of blackberry. Full-bodied and very tight, with plenty of tannins. Very long. Needs to open. '91/'92 Port retrospective. Best after 2008. 6,200 cases made. – James Suckling , Wine Spectator 2005

Score: 96-/100Wine Spectator
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Product details
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
19.5%
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
Port
Drinking Window
-
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
19.5%
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
Port
Drinking Window
-
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