1945 Graham

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1945 Graham vintage port

Post by AHB » 14:11 Mon 16 Jul 2012

G45: dar red, 40% opaque. Nose noted as ‟Oh dear. Off.”, and later as ‟Still stinking”. Taste very acidic. JDAW.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Re: 1945 Graham vintage port

Post by AHB » 14:52 Mon 16 Jul 2012

Good colour, but unpleasant nose - full of rubbery oxidation; perhaps this has been maderised. Not tasted and not rated.

This did improve in the glass, slowly developing an attractive aftertaste and finish.

NR. 12-Jun-12. Decanted 3 hours.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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