Taylors Historical Reserve Tawny Port 1L

£42.00

It's important to remember our past, to honour our former triumphs and learn from our mistakes, something that obviously we’re excellent at, hence never in the history of the world...

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It's important to remember our past, to honour our former triumphs and learn from our mistakes, something that obviously we’re excellent at, hence never in the history of the world has humanity repeated the same mistake twice. Seriously never. No, don’t look at the news, concentrate on this tasting note!

Taylor’s, unlike the rest of us, can venerate their heritage, while continually improving the qualities of their wines. This limited edition Historic Reserve Tawny is a testament to Taylor’s past, yet also showcases wine of such impeccable quality that comes from over 3 centuries of progression. The wine is a blend of specially selected Ports from Taylor’s extensive aged Tawny stocks, aged in seasoned oak Port pipes. Its character is unique for this bottling, with the characteristic Taylor’s richness and with its distinctive grip on the finish. While the bottle was inspired by the ‘bladder’ shaped wine bottles manufactured in England between about 1715 and 1740. It also happens to accommodate 1 litre of wine inside, these olden days folk had some innovative ideas!

For many, Taylor’s is the archetypal Port house. Established in 1692, Taylor’s is one of the oldest founding Port houses. It is dedicated entirely to the production of Port wine and in particular to its finest styles.
Above all, Taylor’s is regarded as the benchmark for Vintage Port. Noted for their elegance and poise as well as for their restrained power and longevity, Taylor’s Vintage Ports are blended from the finest wines of the firm’s own quintas or estates, Vargellas, Terra Feita and Junco. These three iconic properties, each occupying a distinct geographic location and with their own unique character, are the cornerstone of the company’s success and the main source of its unique and inimitable house style.
Taylor’s is also respected as a producer of wood aged ports and holds one of the largest reserves of rare cask aged wines from which its distinguished aged tawny Ports are drawn. The house is also known as the originator of Late Bottled Vintage, a style which the firm pioneered and of which it remains the leading producer.
Taylor’s is an independent company in which some family members play a leading role in all areas of the firm’s activity. The firm’s long and unbroken family tradition has provided continuity and clarity of purpose, essential attributes of any exceptional wine house. It has also allowed the skills and knowledge required to produce the finest ports to be constantly refined and added.
Please note: Due to the current pressure on delivery networks we are no longer able to offer guaranteed next day deliveries. Though not guaranteed, we will be placing all standard delivery orders made before 2 pm on a 24 hour service without extra charge.
UK Mainland Addresses

(excludes Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, and the Isles of Wight, Man and Scilly - please see below)

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Standard

£4.95

FREE

Most Standard Delivery parcels arrive within 2 working days of placement of your order.

Free Standard Delivery is offered on all orders of £100 or more.
Next Day £6.95

If you place an order by 2pm (UK time), Monday - Thursday, it will be delivered the next day*. Orders placed between 2pm on Thursday and 2pm on Friday will be delivered on the following Monday and orders placed between 2pm Friday and 2pm Monday will be delivered on the following Tuesday.

Saturday £11.95
(all order values)

Orders must be placed online by 2pm Friday to be delivered on the Saturday of the same week, otherwise it is assumed the order is for the following Saturday. Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.

Next Day Before 12noon £12.95
(all values)

Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.Orders must be placed online by 2pm for delivery the next working day.

Next Day Before 10am £19.95
(all values)

Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.Orders must be placed online by 2pm for delivery the next working day.

Remote Areas - Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and The Scilly Isles

Delivery Service Price Additional Information

Standard

£9.95

We can only offer Standard Delivery to these parts of the UK and delivery times will vary locally. Typically, orders placed before 2pm should be received in 3 or 4 working days, although some of the most rural locations may take longer.** Free Standard Delivery to mainland UK addresses on orders over £100.