Decanting

One ritual which is essential for Vintage Port is that of decanting.  

This is necessary to separate the wine from the natural sediment which forms in a bottle of Vintage Port as it ages in the cellar.  Decanting is also necessary to aerate the wine and allow its delicate and complex aromas, dormant during the ageing process, to open up and express themselves.  

Presenting a Vintage Port in a beautiful decanter in which its colour is displayed to best advantage can also greatly add to the enjoyment of the wine, providing pleasure to the eye as well as to the palate.

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Taylor Fladgate is pleased to announce the declaration of 2017 as a Classic Vintage. According to house custom, the declaration is made on...
Taylor Fladgate announces Classic Vintage 2017 and Vargellas Vinha Velha 2017

Taylor Fladgate is pleased to announce the declaration of 2017 as a Classic Vintage. According to house custom, the declaration is made on...

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Bottle of Taylor Fladgate Port Vintage 2016
Taylor Fladgate declares 2016 Vintage Port

Taylor Fladgate has announced that it will release a classic Vintage Port from the 2016 harvest. According to house custom, the...

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