Taylor 1994

RegionVintage Port
ColourRed
TypeFortified


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Vintage Port1994TaylorBT201,140.00cs97 RPAdd to Basket
Vintage Port1994Taylor

Ex Oporto Cellars

BT591,200.00cs97 RPAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

When tasting young vintage ports, Taylor is always the most backward. Yet potentially, it has the capability to be the most majestic. This classically made, opaque purple-colored wine is crammed with black fruits (blueberries and cassis). It reveals high tannin and a reserved style, but it is enormously constituted with massive body, a formidable mid-palate, and exceptional length. It is a young, rich, powerful Taylor that will require 10-15 years of aging. Compared to the more flashy, forward style of the 1992, the 1994 has more in common with such vintages as 1977 and 1970. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2045.

Score: 97Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (107), October 1996

This is, to date, the greatest Vintage Port ever from here. It overwhelmed me years ago when I tasted it from barrel, but only now is it crossing gradually into its drinking window. The intensity is still mind-boggling here, with sweet-and-sour notes as well as mounds of clay. There are violets lurking somewhere too. A full-bodied, medium sweet and sublime Vintage Port, showing forest fruits and freshly picked blackberries on the palate in the form of a creamy, focused and tannic texture.

Score: 100James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, October 2012

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