1977 Graham

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1977 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 19:50 Wed 12 Oct 2011

On Tuesday 11th October 2011, at the RAF Club, was held a ‘square’ tasting of {Dow, Fonseca, Graham, Taylor} × {1963, 1966, 1970, 1977}. Our honoured guest was Cynthia Jenson, official blogger to the Symingtons.

Links:Before being unblinded G77 was ‟n77”.

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Re: 1977 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 22:49 Thu 13 Oct 2011

n77, lated identified as G77: red, 50% opaque. Gentle. Mid-weight. Not long. Red fruit.

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Re: 1977 Graham

Post by griff » 09:16 Sat 15 Oct 2011

The G77 being described as gentle is promising. I have hope yet that it will turn into a swan :)

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Re: 1977 Graham

Post by AHB » 22:25 Mon 14 Nov 2011

Mid red colour, 60% opaque. Subdued on the nose, showing redcurrants and menthol. Gentle entry, with slight tannins and a mildly bitter entry; decent volumes of flavour but not showing a great balance. Dry on the finish, with plenty of fruit but a streak of cedar dominating over that. Served blind and guessed to be the Taylor. 83/100.

I think it has everything it needs to turn into a swan - except time in the bottle!
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