The viticulutural season began with a very wet winter. January and February were colder than normal resulting in a late bud burst. 

Cool,...

Quinta de Terra Feita1996

The viticulutural season began with a very wet winter. January and February were colder than normal resulting in a late bud burst. 

Cool, wet conditions continued until just prior to flowering on 25th May. Flowering took place in hot weather and, when combined with the large number of inflorescences at bud burst, resulted in the largest potential yields since 1900.

There was a considerable amount of rainfall in September which caused many people to start picking. However, strong winds and hot weather followed (between the 27-30th September), followed which dried out the bunches and allowed the grapes to ripen fully. 

This was reflected in a marked improvement in all ports produced from 29th September onwards.

 

TASTING NOTES

Deep red with brick rim. Mature fruit aromas with attractive bottle age characteristics. Velvety, rounded palate with mature fruit flavours. Attractive nuances of chocolate and liquorice. Medium length on the finish.

ACCOLADES

An elegant, well-crafted young Port, with gorgeous aromas of flowers and ripe blackberries.

01-01-1999 James Sucking, Wine Spectator

NEWS & EVENTSNews & Events

Taylor Fladgate declares 2016 Vintage Port

Taylor Fladgate has announced that it will release a classic Vintage Port from the 2016 harvest.

READ MORE

Buy PortWorldwide

Onde comprar Vinho do Porto
SEARCH

Newsletter

Subscribe to our Newsletter to get exclusive offers and the latest news..