1927 Graham

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1927 Graham vintage port

Post by AHB » 14:17 Mon 16 Jul 2012

G27: dark red, 40% opaque, faint brown at rim. Nose had dark cherry, and a little heat. Taste starts with big mocha, then heat and chocolate, then christmas-cake spice. Clean acidity showing. Tastes much younger than ’27: could have been ’55 or ’58. Others observed ‟molasses”. Very impressive. 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: 1927 Graham vintage port

Post by AHB » 14:53 Mon 16 Jul 2012

Deep red core, gold on the rim. Really dark in colour; 80% opaque. Full and rich on the nose, mature, with espresso and nutmeg infused black cherries - and a bit of heat. Rich, immense palate; intense fruit and wonderful Christmas cake - incredible layers of flavour and complexity. Massive aftertaste, huge flavours and an intense espresso and cherry finish. Long and lingering. This an immense and astonishing port with stunning depth and complexity. 99/100. 12-Jun-12. Pop 'n' pour.
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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