2011 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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2011 Graham

Post by AHB » 08:47 Sun 18 Aug 2013

Intense violet colour, with a pwerful nose of fruit. Fruit forward, but with tannins that quickly become apparent. Great balance on the palate with tannins firm and powerful but never dominating. Big and powerful on the finish. Stunning port, a star of the vintage. 95-97. Snapshot tasting on 24 April 2013.
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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