1964 Graham Malvedos

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1964 Graham Malvedos

Post by jdaw1 » 11:54 Tue 03 Mar 2015

We gathered in The Boot & Flogger for non-Symington non-TFP ≤1994 Ports, in the presence of Henry Shotton.

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Re: 1964 Graham Malvedos

Post by jdaw1 » 12:27 Tue 03 Mar 2015

GM64, decanted 18:30 (HJS): Lovely red, 50% opaque. Palate very sweet, a little heat at the start, red-fruited, and fully mature. Guessed to be Malvedos, year unspecified, entirely consistent with the outcome. Lovely bottle, and worthy of a full declaration.

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Re: 1964 Graham Malvedos

Post by flash_uk » 18:33 Wed 04 Mar 2015

30% opacity, wonderful clear glossy red. Couldn't get much on the nose, in the mouth, very smooth, sweetness and fruit, mature but retaining great balance. Correctly guessed to be GM64 :shock: :D :CC0000:

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Re: 1964 Graham Malvedos

Post by AHB » 08:24 Sun 15 Mar 2015

Ex-cellars. Copper red colour, 30% opaque. Initially muted on the nose, a swirl produces some ripe and spiced fruit. Lovely texture on the powerful palate that is full of rich and spiced fruit still with some soft tannins remaining. Dusty fruit, slightly dry but with great presence. The aftertaste of dried cherries and dark chocolate, then a long, lingering and chewy finish. 91/100. Decanted 2 hours.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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