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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    Taylor 1948

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    Taylor 1948
    Douro
    English-bottled by Robinson and Payne. Embossed wax capsule. Handwritten slip label with remains of bottler's slip label. Level into neck
    Tasting note: The greatest of the ‘48s and arguably of all Taylor vintages, certainly vying with their ’35. Perfect now. Again, over 20 notes made over the past 50 years, and invariably magnificent. Two very recent bottles, both perfection. Mature, luminous; exquisite, harmonious, ethereal fragrance, whiff of liquorice; fairly sweet, lovely flavour, strength, firm yet delicate; excellent finish. Last tasted May 2006 ***** M.B.
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