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Graham's 1955

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 3,85
Baumé: 3,6

Tasting Notes

Richard Mayson critic

www.richardmayson.com source
2010 tasting note year

Good, mid-deed (sic) colour, amber rim, wonderful nose, still remarkably fresh and rose scented, classic; very rich opulent style (3.6 baumé), milk chocolate intensity, soft, supple and sweet, seemingly drier on the finish bitter-sweet length. Very good now, this wine will go on and on.

Score: 5 Stars

Peter Symington critic

SFE source
2006 tasting note year

Graham's 1955 is one of the best wines of the year, big with generous fruit flavours. A superbly balanced wine, smooth and concentrated. Soft and delicate copper colour on the rim. Plenty of grip on the taste with soft rounded fruit flavours.

Serena Sutcliffe MW critic

A Century of Vintage Port (pub 2002 Sotheby's) source
2002 tasting note year

Much browner than the Dow. Heathery delicate scent with a touch of bananas and mocha. Liquorice, heathery and gummy on the palate. Rich, almost toffee-like. Real structure and power, becoming soft and melting in the glass. Only a tiny amount was made.

Clive Coates MW critic

The Vine (magazine) source
2000 tasting note year

Rich, vigorous and classy nose. This is very lovely. Very splendid fruit. Fullish on the palate. Very clean and very pure. Very fine balance. Complex and long. Quite delicious.

Score: 20/20

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1999 tasting note year

Most recently, decanted at 6.30 pm, fully mature. A light, spicy bouquet that opened up magnificently by 10:30. Still very sweet, delicious flavour, glorious length. Perfection.

Score: 5 Stars

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1991 tasting note year

One of my all-time favourite ports…A big wine that has evolved perfectly. A classic in 1991 bottled by Harvey's: mature but rosy-cheeked. Glorious bouquet, a fabulous fragrance erupting out of its depths. Sweet, refined, sily, yet still tannic, fleshy yet firm.

Score: 5 Stars

James Suckling critic

Vintage Port (book pub 1990) source
1989 tasting note year

A big, rather brutish wine packed to the brim with fruit. Medium ruby-garnet, with a licorice and violet nose, full-bodied, wth tough tannins and a balance of generous, sweet fruit flavors. Will improve with age.

Score: 94/100

More about Graham's

To learn more about Graham's here on The Vintage Port Site, read a concise Profile of the Graham's Brand, and detailed viticultural profiles of four of the key Graham's properties:  Quinta dos Malvedos, Quinta do Tua, Quinta das Lages and Quinta da Vila Velha.  If you would like to learn even more about Graham's history and the full range of Ports styles offered, visit the Graham's website.  Finally, if you will be in Porto, be sure to visit us at the Graham's Lodge across the river in Vila Nova de Gaia for a tour and tasting.

See details of other years in which this wine was made

  1. 2011
  2. 2007
  3. 2003
  4. 2000
  5. 1997
  6. 1994
  7. 1991
  8. 1985
  9. 1983
  10. 1980
  11. 1977
  12. 1975
  13. 1970
  14. 1966
  15. 1963
  16. 1960
  17. 1948
  18. 1945
  19. 1942
  20. 1935
  21. 1927
  22. 1924
  23. 1920
  24. 1917
  25. 1912
  26. 1908
  27. 1904
  28. 1901
  29. 1897
  30. 1896
  31. 1894
  32. 1892
  33. 1890


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