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1992 Taylor's - Vintage Port

PORTUGAL / PORTO/DOURO /
  • 100 WA
  • 96 WS
  • 95 JR
  • Variety
    Port Blend
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SKU: 59762-1992-750-1A
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 96

    Fresh and lively, with raisin, spice and hints of blackberry. Full-bodied and very tight, with plenty of tannins. Very long. Needs to open. '91/'92 Port retrospective. 6,200 cases made.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    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.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 19

    This was stunning. Very fine and svelte for a vintage port, but beautifully balanced. Full and scented yet with a firm peppery undertow. Very fine wine indeed. (It was great to see a vintage port alongside other, less alcoholic wine classics and to see it shine so.)
    Author: Jancis Robinson
  • Self | Rating: 100

    Drink Dates: 1995-2045
    Author: Chris Ahearn
  • Self | Rating: 100

    fabulous--great -long finish--Parker's score is totally accurate. Dreamy.
    Author: decoy
The 300-year-old estate, home to some of world's finest Port, is located high up in the Duoro region of Oporto, Portugal. Relatives of the estate's original owners still control the vineyards today. Referred to as the "Latour of Port," Taylor's has been known for centuries as the premier shipper of superior Vintage Ports, Tawny Ports, and its signature Late Bottled Vintage Ports. Both the '92 and '94 vintages received 100 points from Wine Spectator, while the '94 also came in as the top wine of its year.

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 1044 bottles owned
  • 195 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 100
    (Out of 195 collectors)