2015 Taylor Fladgate Vargellas Vinha Velha Vintage Port
Port - 750ML
2015 Taylor Fladgate Vargellas Vinha Velha Vintage Port
  • JS 95
  • WE 95
  • WA 94
  • WS 92

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JS 95
jamessuckling.com, June 2017
This is top class with so much perfume and flower aromas. Violets galore. Full body yet refined and tight with very powerful and polished tannins. This is racy and linear. Turns juicy, fresh and medium sweet. Reminds me...   This is top class with so much perfume and flower aromas. Violets galore. Full body yet refined and tight with very powerful and polished tannins. This is racy and linear. Turns juicy, fresh and medium sweet. Reminds me of the excellent 1967 Vargellas.  
WE 95
Wine Enthusiast, October 2017
This wine is ripe with tannins and powerful with ripe fruit. A solid character gives it density. The tannins and the richness of the wine are ripe and concentrated with fruit. Drink from 2026. ROGER VOSS
WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2018
The 2015 Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port is a field blend aged for 18 months in used French oak vats. It comes in with 103 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is the first look in bottle, after the original was seen...   The 2015 Quinta de Vargellas Vintage Port is a field blend aged for 18 months in used French oak vats. It comes in with 103 grams per liter of residual sugar. This is the first look in bottle, after the original was seen last June as a tank sample in Porto. It is very much a creature of the vintage. Like most 2015s, this is on the lighter side in the mid-palate, but also like most, it is fresh and lifted, refined and graceful. It is the type of wine that doesn't hit you over the head but becomes ever more appealing as it sits in the glass. It's all about finesse and elegance. Suddenly, you realize how much you like it. After some aeration, it adds to its mid-palate refinement the dry, tight and steely edge it had in Porto. Compared to last June, it is oddly more expressive now (I find that they tend to close down after bottling and shipping), opening nicely with some air. It does eventually close down more, but it drinks well again the next day, showing very good balance. When all three of the Fladgate group wines I re-evaluated for this issue (Croft, Fonseca Guimaraens and this) were tasted again the next day, this was plainly the best, beautifully balanced and lingering nicely on the finish. It does everything well. - Mark Squires  
WS 92
Wine Spectator, December 2017
Fleshy and inviting in feel, with enticing warm plum and blackberry cobbler notes backed by cocoa, black licorice and fruitcake flavors. Alluring juniper and alder edges underscore the fruit. This stretches out nicely...   Fleshy and inviting in feel, with enticing warm plum and blackberry cobbler notes backed by cocoa, black licorice and fruitcake flavors. Alluring juniper and alder edges underscore the fruit. This stretches out nicely, with floral and mint details running through the lengthy and refined finish. Best from 2030 through 2045. 4,500 cases made.–JM  
Category Description
Color & Type Port
Varietal Port
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML