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Graham's Quinta dos Malvedos 1979

Tasting Notes

Richard Mayson critic

World of Fine Wine (magazine) source
2012 tasting note year

A high-yielding year, with a prolonged summer drought; brick-red core, amber rim; fine, fragrant, open floral character that typifies a fully mature Vintage Port; very beautiful on the palate, soft and suave, retaining flesh and body, with milk-chocolate depth and length.  Really lovely to drink now but not, I think, a wine to keep for any length of time.  Drink to 2018.

Score: 15/20

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1993 tasting note year

Very nice, sweet, fullish, crisp, fruity flavour. Refreshingly acidic finish.

James Suckling critic

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

Too light and too dull.  Medium ruby, fresh berry aromas, medium-bodied, with silky, simple fruit flavours and light tannins.

More about Graham's Quinta dos Malvedos

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.



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