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Date Printed: 8/21/2014
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 1997
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 1997
(search item no. 13575)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 96 points
PRICE ON 8/21/2014: $99.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 97 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 96 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 96 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 95 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 96 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 100 points
1994 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
1977 Wine Spectator rating: 98 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Black purple: opaque. Dense, tight, rich full fruit nose. Cedar and dark berry aromas. A big, full bocied wine with greath finesse and style. Great character and potential.
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About Taylor Fladgate:

Taylor's is now into its fourth century: one of the very oldest of the Port companies. It is the last totally independent company of the original British Port houses-and is still family owned and managed. It is run today from Oporto by descendants of the Yeatman and Fladgate families, both of which have been partners in the firm since the 1830s. For more than 300 years Taylor's name has been synonymous with consistent excellence in Port.