1977 Graham

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AHB
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1977 Graham

Post by AHB » 22:52 Thu 26 Feb 2015

From magnum. Brick red in colour, 70% opaque. Surprising nose - rather dirty fruit with a touch of nearly faded bottle stink. Smooth golden syrup on the palate; rich and sweet spiced fruit with lots of charcoal that combine to give a wonderful complexity to the wine. A surprising burst of heat on the aftertaste that persists into the finish. The red-licorice finish is long and delicious. Surprisingly dry for a Graham port. 94/100. Drunk 24-Feb-15.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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