1966 Graham

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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1966 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 03:42 Wed 16 Jan 2008

TN: Graham 1966

The Deeper Underground 1966 Horizontal, held at the Crusting Pipe, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RD, on Monday 28 January 2008.

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Post by DRT » 09:32 Wed 16 Jan 2008

One of four bottles purchased from Uncle Tom by Derek T in December 2007. The total cost of £180 was subsequently shared equally between Derek T, Conky, Overtired & emotional and KillerB, the last of whom takes credit for the contribution of this bottle to the line-up.

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"The first duty of Port is to be red"

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Post by AHB » 22:54 Tue 29 Jan 2008

Deeper in colour than the Dow '66 standing next to theis glass with a dark centre that holds in to the rim. A sweet nose with a rich depth of all spice and rich fruit cake topped with marzipan. A dryer entry than expected with a still tannic structure around which is wrapped a sweet cherry coating that just keeps changing shape as you hold it in your mouth. An aftertaste that just glides around the toungue and cheeks and never quite finishes. Just simply a super port and one which has a lot of life left ahead of it yet. 8/9 or 94/100. Decanted for 5 hours and drunk on 28/1/08.
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Post by DRT » 23:21 Tue 29 Jan 2008

This was a fabulous bottle of port. Much better than my last three memories of its 1963 sibling.

My TN says: "Extremely thick - plummy - gorgeous. Just what Graham's is all about. Perfect now."

Both AHB and I had this as 3rd out of 14.

Special thanks are due to Uncle Tom for allowing us to have this bottle from his cellar despite not being able to join us. Thank you, Tom.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"

Ernest H. Cockburn

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Post by Simon Lisle » 18:34 Thu 31 Jan 2008

Joint third with the Dows superb

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Post by jdaw1 » 03:28 Fri 08 Feb 2008

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