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1977 Graham

Posted: 16:31 Sun 29 Jan 2017
by jdaw1
1977 Graham (Magnum)
An oversize crowd—possible because the bottles were all Magnums and Tappit Hens—gathered on Wednesday 1st February 2017 at the Boot and Flogger, to taste these large-format 1977s.

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Re: 1977 Graham (Magnum)

Posted: 12:22 Thu 02 Mar 2017
by flash_uk
70% opacity, dark red. Muted nose, vegetal hints. Hot, spicy entry, tannic along the palate, dark fruits. Lacks freshness, acidity.

Re: 1977 Graham

Posted: 20:45 Sun 02 Apr 2017
by AHB
Deep brick-red colour, 80% opaque. Rather closed on the nose, showing a little spice and old library dust. Youthful on entry, very hot and spiced with a massive dose of acidity. A little slightly smokey sweet fruit gradually builds up on the late palate. The fruit is full of cracked black pepper, which even dominates the aftertaste before allowing a slight grassy twist through on the finish. Overall this is rather hot and unbalanced. 86/100. Decanted 3½ hours.