Port lover Rune Gustavsen of Norway writes for FTLOP's Guest Corner about the blind tasting of ten bottles of Twenty Year Old Tawny Port his family enjoyed last Christmas.
A visit to Quinta do Mourão in the Baixo Corgo with Miguel Braga, whose family produce the excellent S. Leonardo ports, particularly some outstanding tawnies.
The Adegga Wine Market came to Porto this weekend, and featured, of course, some extraordinary Port Wines in the Premium Room.
Roy invited Adrian Bridge to tell the story behind Taylor's Scion and address some of the questions raised about the provenance of this very old Port wine.
Learn the fundamentals of Tawny Port from expert Roy Hersh: what is it (in all its varieties), what are its attractions to the consumer and to wine service professionals, how to serve it, and of course as always, Roy offers tasting notes to bear out his points.
Guest Author David Sweet compares tasting notes for two bottles of Ferreira's 20 Year Old Tawny Duque de Bragança, one bottled in 1990 versus one bottled in 2006 to observe the effects of bottle ageing on tawny ports.
Dirk Niepoort hosted a tasting for wine loveres in Florida, feature over a dozen of his Vintage, Colheita and Garrafeira wines as well as cask samples.