1983 Graham

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1983 Graham

Post by AHB » 19:45 Sat 27 Feb 2016

Mature red, 80% opaque. Fresh fruit salad on the nose, sweet cherries in syrup but with attractive grren leaves. Sweet fruit on the palate, generous but balanced; powerful acidity cuts through the sweet fruit with peppery tannins providing zing and sparkle. Sweet, fruity and nicely balanced. Big fruit flavours on the aftertaste and a huge finish with delicious green tones on the very long finish. Very drinkable port, still with plenty of time ahead of it. 89/100. 25-Feb-16. Decanted 24 hours.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
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