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Taylor 1992, 4 bottles

Auction:
3229B
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 3229B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 04, 2019 6:00PM

Description:

Taylor 1992
Oporto
u: all bottom neck, light wear to capsule tops
"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." R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 02/95
4 bottles
Estimate $400-600


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Aging of wine, Aroma of wine, Articles, Cassis, Fermented drinks, Food and drink, Port wine, Porto, Wine, Wine tasting

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