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Graham's 1966

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 21%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,35
Baumé: 4,0

Tasting Notes

Axel Probst critic

World of Fine Wine source
2016 tasting note year
Bright red color. Complex bouquet, with red berry fruits and chocolate. Structured palate, with chocolate, cherry and the first hints of toffee and malty. Long finish. Drink to its 100th birthday. 98.

Richard Mayson critic

www.richardmayson.com source
2010 tasting note year

Very good youthful colour, still dark garnet and only just beginning to brown on the rim; dense, solid, foursquare aromas, fine, rich and scented with lots more to give; similarly dense and rich on the palate, remarkably youthful, wonderful multi-dimensional bitter chocolate fruit, solid backbone, lovely structure and ripe tannins. Goes on and on in the mouth. UK bottled.

Score: 5 Stars

SFE Tasting Room Team critic

SFE source
2006 tasting note year

With a very attractive pale red rim surrounding a deep crimson centre. Super classic Graham nose of mature red fruits, with hints of mint and eucalyptus. On the palate, smooth and complex, with fine tannins and a very long finish.

Serena Sutcliffe MW critic

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

Soft, mature plums and roses nose. Soft and mellow on the palate. Meatiness, with a touch of spirit at the end. Lingering red cherries in liqueur.

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
2001 tasting note year

[Nov 2000] in magnums, a lovely soft ruby colour. Classic nose, liquorice, touch of tar. Leaner than expected but lovely. Most recently [2001] some colourless but superb bouquet, flavour and texture. Now - 2030.

Score: 5 stars

Clive Coates MW critic

The Vine (magazine) source
1999 tasting note year

Full, vigorous, rich and classy on the palate. Not too sweeet. This is a big concentrated, very fine example. Bags of life ahead of it.

Score: 19/20

critic

International Wine Challenge (competition) source
1994 tasting note year

The attractive nose is showing good fruit and an aroma of peppermints. On the palate, there is excellent structure to what is a classic vintage port.

Score: Gold Medal Winner, 1994

James Suckling critic

Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990) source
1989 tasting note year

Elegant, silky and youthful, this is a sexy wine.  Medium ruby-red, showing aromas of plums, chocolate and ripe fruit.  The palate follows through with a bounty of sweet plum flavours and a fleshy mouth-feel.  It should continue to improve with age.

Score: 93/100

Robert Parker critic

Wine Advocate (magazine) source
1989 tasting note year

The 1966, which I originally thought quite mediocre, has developed beautifully in the bottle and is a much finer vintage port than I suspected.  It should be drunk now as it is not likely to get any better.

Score: 88/100

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. 1963
  15. 1960
  16. 1955
  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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