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Friday, 3 October 2014

Taylor's First Estate Reserve Port

Young reserve ruby port should be bursting with fruit, eucalyptus, sweetness and alcohol.
 
This Taylor's First Estate, a blend of reserve ports, has all that youthful exuberance, but also a hint of something more complex and aged; some leather and cigarbox on the nose, a savouriness on the palate and a mellowness about it.
 
Ripe dark berry fruits, cassis, eucalyptus, cooked mixed fruit and warming spice - sweetness, freshness and savoury persistence.
 
Like Christmas cake laced with cough mixture - in a good way. An excellent entry-level port.
 
Good.
 
A dessert in its own right, match with chocolate and cherry torte - or dark chocolate.

£12, widely available; provided for review.
 
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