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Taylor's Very Old Single Harvest Port 1968
Taylor’s holds one of the most extensive reserves of very old cask aged Port of any producer. This limited edition bottle of single harvest port by Taylor's has been aged for exactly 50 years and is the fifth in the series. It is from a 1968 harvest which has aged to full maturity in a seasoned oak cask. It is ready to be consumed straight from the bottle, without the need for decanting. Made from grapes from the 1968 harvest, features an intense, concentrated, flavour thanks to the ageing process. The label on the front shows you what year the harvest took place for the grapes to mature; along with the Taylor's crest giving the consumer the date in which the company was established; over three centuries ago in 1692.
Brewed in the Douro Valley, Portugal; this tasteful wine has gentle aromas of singed alder giving way to a wide range of walnut husk, pistachio cream, toasted sesame and green tea finished with toffee peanut notes that refuse to break down in the mouth. Exhibits remarkable length, with ample viscosity matched by steely tension. Everything glides with grace through to the finish. This highly sought after beverage is limited in number and would make the perfect 50th birthday, anniversary or company gift. The 1968 is a perfect follow-up to their outstanding 1967, it is superb now but also has plenty of life ahead.
This port has been aged for five decades and is ideal for consuming straight away, no further ageing required. Take time to savour the extreme aromatic complexity with delightfully mellow structures and share with good company for a truly memorable evening. Best served at room temperature in port glasses.
The Taylor’s single harvest port is presented in the classic black frosted bottle and is presented in a high quality wooden box.
- Country - Portugal.
- Region - Douro Valley.
- Tasting Notes - Green tea, toasted sesame, pistachio cream and peanut toffee.
- ABV - 20.5%
- Capacity - 75 cl.
Packaging - Presented in its own bespoke wooden gift box.
Personalisation Options in Basket:
- Gift wrap and hand written tag.
- Bottle engraving.
- Plaque engraving for the box.
Licensing Act 2003 - It is an offence to purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic liquor if you are under the age of 18.
- Weight: 0 kg
- Product Types: Port
- Size: 75 cl
- Free delivery on all UK orders to be delivered to the UK.
- Orders over £100 will be delivered free with next working day delivery to a UK address, if placed before 3pm on a working day.
- Orders under £100 can be delivered next working day to a UK address with an additional cost of £6.
- Saturday delivery to a UK address costs £10 (£20 for champagne).
- Delivery to a country within the EU from £25.
- Delivery to the rest of the World from £30.
*Please note, around Black Friday and Christmas your delivery may be delayed due to the high volume of orders
Why not have this gift personalised and make your chosen gift unique and rememberable for someone special. All our engraving is done in-house so we can offer you a very fast turnaround of order. We will engrave your request within 24 hours of receiving your order (excluding weekends and bank holidays). If it is a very urgent engraving request then please email or phone and we will then try to turn your order around to meet your deadline. The personal touch can make all the difference with a small message which could say anything you like. Personalised engraving is especially presentable for occasions such as Birthdays, Christenings, Retirements, Corporate Gifts & Awards, and many more celebrations.
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