Graham's Port

graham-vintage-portGraham’s, one of the most outstanding producers of vintage port, owns five separate mountainous vineyards, located in different parts of the Douro region – each with the maximum ‘A’ grade classification. They have left as much of the original wild plant life undisturbed as possible, preserving biodiversity to contribute to unique and powerfully expressive wines reflective of the terroir. Graham's wines are renowned for remarkable richness, concentration and firm tannic structure which combine to give brilliant longevity. The House style is known by its intense floral notes, opulent berry fruit flavours and flair.

The story of Graham’s is that of two families, across three centuries. Founded in 1820 by two brothers, William and John Graham, the company was one of the first to invest in its own vineyards in the Douro Valley, and remains a pioneer innovating new techniques in winemaking to this day. Today, since their acquisition by Symington Family Estates, five Symington cousins share responsibility for the company. The Symington family has also been involved with Port for generations. Nearly a century after their ancestor AJ Symington left the employ of Graham’s to strike out on his own, the family came full circle to return to the company.

Graham’s only produce Vintage ports in the very best years, creating superb long-lived quality, but on undeclared years produce their famous Single Quinta ports from the Quinta dos Malvedos.

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Graham's Port, 1990

Quinta dos Malvedos

In undeclared years, its wine is bottled as Malvedos, which can be better than many Vintage Ports. The '90 is no exception; surprisingly rich and concentrated, with intense blackberry and plum-like flavours, fine balance and a tannic, long finish. Excellent quality and value". "An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character...classic wine...worth special effort to find and purchase. Robert Parker 01/06/1992

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Price: £99.00
Stock: 6 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1990

Quinta dos Malvedos

In undeclared years, its wine is bottled as Malvedos, which can be better than many Vintage Ports. The '90 is no exception; surprisingly rich and concentrated, with intense blackberry and plum-like flavours, fine balance and a tannic, long finish. Excellent quality and value". "An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character...classic wine...worth special effort to find and purchase. Robert Parker 01/06/1992

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Price: £99.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1984

Quinta dos Malvedos Vintage Port

The 1984 still has some youth evident on the colour. A delightful, fruit-laden nose, which takes considerable time in the glass to open up. Macerated black fruits and figs, covered in a thin layer of chocolate. Rich, full bodied, but quite forward and fruit dominated on the palate. A lovely texture, quite creamy and sweet, to match this fruit. Some powerful tannins in the background, although these really do play a minor role, only showing on the finish.
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Price: £119.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1983

Vintage Port

An outstanding port rating 92 points.

Reviews: Graham is another great port house, producing one of the deepest-colored and sweetest styles of vintage port. Along with Taylor and Fonseca, Graham has probably been the most consistent producer of great port in the post- World War II era. Their vintage ports are truly sublime and sumptuous. The 1983, like most vintage ports, seems more forward than normal but has a great depth of very ripe, viscous, unctuous, plummy, tarry fruit and significant tannin in its long finish. It is black-purple in color. This is is certainly one of the top two or three ports of this vintage, and better than the excellent 1980.
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Price: £99.00
Stock: 12 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1983

Vintage Port

An outstanding fully mature port rating 92 points.

Reviews: Graham is another great port house, producing one of the deepest-colored and sweetest styles of vintage port. Along with Taylor and Fonseca, Graham has probably been the most consistent producer of great port in the post- World War II era. Their vintage ports are truly sublime and sumptuous. The 1983, like most vintage ports, seems more forward than normal but has a great depth of very ripe, viscous, unctuous, plummy, tarry fruit and significant tannin in its long finish. It is black-purple in color. This is is certainly one of the top two or three ports of this vintage, and better than the excellent 1980.
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Price: £99.00
Stock: 6 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1976

Malvedos Single Quinta Vintage Port

A rare bottle of Malvedos from the 1976 vintage.
Good mid-deep, youthful hue, thin brown rim; smell of brown sugar, medicinal but not especially scented or aromatic; moderately sweet and rich
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Price: £169.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1975

Vintage Port

*** 93 Points Aggregated Score***

The 1975 Graham's vintage port is a wine from an historic year for Portugal with a port declaration that came shortly after the 1974 revolution. With a lively bright appearance and deep aromatic nose of candied fruit, damson jam and sweet raisins, this port is a crowd pleaser. Elegant, with a long lingering finish it is nearly perfect now and will only keep improving.

Serving Suggestions:
When mature this port will need to be decanted to remove sediment. Serve at room temperature on its own or with vintage mature blue cheeses such as stilton Cashel Blue, Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Saint Augur Blue.
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Price: £119.00
Stock: 13 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1975

Vintage Port Tappit Hen Size 2.1L (Comes in original presentation case as illustrated)

A rare Graham's Tappit Hen format for this vintage Port. This is ex-cellars Oporto where it has been stored since bottling. Very limited Edition - Only 200 Bottles have been released.

Ranked amongst the first growth producers of Vintage Port, Graham's reputation was constructed over two hundred years and rests on the excellence of the company's Upper Douro Valley vineyards.

The Graham's 1975 Tappit Hens have been aged in perfect conditions in the Symington family's own private cellars and now after four decades of ageing are refined, elegant and drinking wonderfully.


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Price: £399.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1968

Malvedos Vintage Port

This vintage port still retains a rich dark ruby colour. Complex coffee and burnt sugar on the nose. A fully mature port with a medium body, elegant body and complex jammy red fruits with coffee and burned sugar notes.



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Price: £295.00
Stock: 10 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1966

Vintage Port

Graham's is a great port house, producing one of the deepest-coloured and sweetest styles of vintage port. Along with Taylor's and Fonseca, Graham's has probably been the most consistent producer of great port in the post- World War II era. Their vintage ports are truly sublime and sumptuous. The 1966 is full, vigorous, rich and classy on the palate. Not too sweet. This is a big concentrated, very fine example. Bags of life ahead of it.


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Price: £225.00
Stock: 8 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1966

Vintage Port

Graham's is a great port house, producing one of the deepest-coloured and sweetest styles of vintage port. Along with Taylor's and Fonseca, Graham's has probably been the most consistent producer of great port in the post- World War II era. Their vintage ports are truly sublime and sumptuous. The 1966 is full, vigorous, rich and classy on the palate. Not too sweet. This is a big concentrated, very fine example. Bags of life ahead of it.


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Price: £225.00
Stock: 3 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1965

Malvedos Vintage Port (Very limited release)

In 2015, to mark 125 years since Graham’s first acquired Quinta dos Malvedos, a very limited quantity of Graham’s 1965 Quinta dos Malvedos Single Quinta Vintage Port was released. Now 50 years old, this exceedingly rare wine is as much a part of the history of one of the Douro’s greatest quintas, as it is proof of the remarkable longevity of Vintage Port.
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Price: £485.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1963

Vintage Port

"What a stunning 1963 vintage port this is! The bouquet draws you in, does not drag you in with its alcohol and reveals a fresh, well defined nose with a nutty edge, hints of cigar box and allspice. The palate is beautifully balanced, understated on the entry but building all the time, flashes of eucalyptus leading towards a more extrovert, clove tinged finish that hangs around the palate. Gorgeous Grahams! Tasted May 2009." Neil Martin, Wine Journal
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Price: £269.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1962

Malvedos Vintage Port (Unlabelled - embossed capsule)

This rare port from the 1962 vintage has a mid deep colour, browning rim; soft, creamy aromas, still alive with a touch of cigar box emerging; soft, sweet, supple strawberry fruit, backed lovely peppery, dry tannins and a dry finish.
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Price: £349.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1961

Malvedos Crusted Port

A very rare single quinta crusted port from Graham's.

Crusted port is usually a blend of port wine from several vintages, although single vintage crusted ports have sometimes been made in the past (the '61 Malvedos featured here being one of these rare examples). Unlike vintage port, which has to be sourced from grapes from a single vintage, crusted port affords the port blender the opportunity to make best use of the varying characteristics of different vintages. Crusted port is bottled unfiltered, and sealed with a driven cork. Like vintage port it needs to be decanted before drinking.
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Price: £395.00
Stock: 10 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1960

Vintage Port (unlabelled damaged embossed capsule)

Reviews:
"Now fully mature with a lovely translucence. Ethereal, delicate bouquet becoming rich and tangy. Still very sweet with a good length and aftertaste. High alcohol content and an exquisite crystallised violet end flavour. Score: 4 Stars" - Michael Broadbent
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Price: £180.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1955

Vintage Port (Charles Kinloch Label) very top shoulder

Reviews: Five Stars (Outstanding).
“One of my all-time favourite Ports...A big wine that has evolved perfectly... mature but rosy-cheeked; glorious bouquet, a fabulous fragrance erupting out of its depths. Sweet, refined, silky yet still tannic, fleshy yet firm”.Michael Broadbent, Vintage Wine, Published 2002
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Price: £395.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1955

Vintage Port in neck embossed foil capsule

Reviews: Five Stars (Outstanding).
“One of my all-time favourite Ports...A big wine that has evolved perfectly... mature but rosy-cheeked; glorious bouquet, a fabulous fragrance erupting out of its depths. Sweet, refined, silky yet still tannic, fleshy yet firm”.Michael Broadbent, Vintage Wine, Published 2002
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Price: £485.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1955

Vintage Port high shoulder embossed foil capsule

Reviews: Five Stars (Outstanding).
“One of my all-time favourite Ports...A big wine that has evolved perfectly... mature but rosy-cheeked; glorious bouquet, a fabulous fragrance erupting out of its depths. Sweet, refined, silky yet still tannic, fleshy yet firm”.Michael Broadbent, Vintage Wine, Published 2002
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Price: £385.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1945

Vintage Port (very top shoulder - labelled)

Wine Legends by Decanter magazine: Graham’s Vintage Port 1945.
Tasting Notes

Graham's 1945 is consistently, in my experience, the best of that magnificent vintage. ... The 1945 was fully mature, amber rim, pungent yet fragrant, still sweet, fabulous flavour and interminable length. An appropriate, much appreciated five-star Port. Score: 5 Stars
***Michael Broadbent MW
Decanter (magazine) 2012***
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Price: £1450.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1945

Vintage Port (very top shoulder - remains of label)

Wine Legends by Decanter magazine: Graham’s Vintage Port 1945.
Tasting Notes

Graham's 1945 is consistently, in my experience, the best of that magnificent vintage. ... The 1945 was fully mature, amber rim, pungent yet fragrant, still sweet, fabulous flavour and interminable length. An appropriate, much appreciated five-star Port. Score: 5 Stars
***Michael Broadbent MW
Decanter (magazine) 2012***
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Price: £1150.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1942

Vintage Port (in neck stained label)

Declared by some shippers, despite the war, and in some cases declared and bottled in 1945 to celebrate Victory. First Vintage to be bottled exclusively in Portugal, rather than shipped in cask as was customary.

Little known, and production was small due to continued post-war restrictions, but well-cellared wines are still a pleasure.

James Suckling
critic
Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990)
source
1990
tasting note year
This is a silky, classy, elegant, mature Vintage Port with a complex character of fruit on the nose and palate. Medium red with a lighter edge, delicate fresh raspberry and currant aromas, medium-bodied, with silky, elegant fruit flavours, medium tannins and a very sweet finish.
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Price: £1895.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1942

Vintage Port (in neck)

Declared by some shippers, despite the war, and in some cases declared and bottled in 1945 to celebrate Victory. First Vintage to be bottled exclusively in Portugal, rather than shipped in cask as was customary.

Little known, and production was small due to continued post-war restrictions, but well-cellared wines are still a pleasure.

James Suckling
critic
Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990)
source
1990
tasting note year
This is a silky, classy, elegant, mature Vintage Port with a complex character of fruit on the nose and palate. Medium red with a lighter edge, delicate fresh raspberry and currant aromas, medium-bodied, with silky, elegant fruit flavours, medium tannins and a very sweet finish.
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Price: £1895.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1942

Vintage Port (upper shoulder good label)

Declared by some shippers, despite the war, and in some cases declared and bottled in 1945 to celebrate Victory. First Vintage to be bottled exclusively in Portugal, rather than shipped in cask as was customary.

Little known, and production was small due to continued post-war restrictions, but well-cellared wines are still a pleasure.

James Suckling
critic
Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990)
source
1990
tasting note year
This is a silky, classy, elegant, mature Vintage Port with a complex character of fruit on the nose and palate. Medium red with a lighter edge, delicate fresh raspberry and currant aromas, medium-bodied, with silky, elegant fruit flavours, medium tannins and a very sweet finish.
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Price: £1895.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Graham's Port, 1942

Vintage Port (in neck)

Declared by some shippers, despite the war, and in some cases declared and bottled in 1945 to celebrate Victory. First Vintage to be bottled exclusively in Portugal, rather than shipped in cask as was customary.

Little known, and production was small due to continued post-war restrictions, but well-cellared wines are still a pleasure.

James Suckling
critic
Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990)
source
1990
tasting note year
This is a silky, classy, elegant, mature Vintage Port with a complex character of fruit on the nose and palate. Medium red with a lighter edge, delicate fresh raspberry and currant aromas, medium-bodied, with silky, elegant fruit flavours, medium tannins and a very sweet finish.
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Price: £1895.00
Stock: 1 in Stock