1983 Graham

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Cockburn 1900
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1983 Graham

Post by jdaw1 » 23:35 Mon 18 Apr 2016

On Thursday 21st April 2016, the night before The Big Fortified Tasting, at the Boot & Flogger, we met for a double-vertical, Dow versus Graham.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1983 Graham

Post by AHB » 22:37 Tue 24 May 2016

Deep red with an opaque centre. Closed on the nose with just faint hints of black cherries. Smooth entry, rich in depth and full of blackberry fruit. The mid-palate is supported by powerful tannins with the tannins fading on the late palate. A wonderful, warm fruit-led aftertaste with an immense fruit and dark chocolate finish. A fabulous bottle. 94/100.
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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