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The October 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 10/22/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT
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Lot #565. Taylor Fladgate 20-Year-Old Tawny Port NV

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: Portugal, Douro, Oporto.
Score: 93 WA.
". . .On first taste, this was simply Taylor: big, concentrated and serious. It was all that and a bag of chips, but over a couple of day it also demonstrated far more elegance. It seemed arguably better balanced than the 10 year old Tawny this issue. Simply filling the mouth on first taste, this shows fine complexity for its age and it does everything else rather brilliantly. Succulent and inviting, it finishes with waves of concentrated flavors. The fruit remains lifted and and it has a bright, transparent feel. It is hard to resist, often seeming like a bit of an overachiever. It's not the best tawny Taylor's submitted this issue, but it might be the best intersection of quality and price." Wine Advocate #222, 30th Dec 2015
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $70

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