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Graham's 1991

Release Notes

Primarily from Quinta dos Malvedos and Quinta dos Lages.  Graham's 1991 Vintage is an immensely sturdy wine.  It has a very attractive nose reminiscent of blackberries and violets and at the same time is rich but very firm in the mouth. 

Alcohol by volume v/v (20º C): 20%
Total Acidity g/l tartaric acid: 4,13
Baumé: 3,8

Tasting Notes

SFE Tasting Room Team critic

SFE source
1996 tasting note year

Still very powerful and immature.  Lovely bouquet.

Robert Parker critic

Wine Advocate (magazine) source
1995 tasting note year

Graham's 1991 Vintage Port gets my nod as the port of the vintage.  While keeping in mind that Graham's aims for a sweeter-styled port, there is no doubting the opaque purple/black color, or the explosive nose of black fruits, licorice, spring flowers, and tar.  Thick and full-bodied, with a satiny texture and a blockbuster, alcoholic finish, this is a top-notch vintage port.

Score: 94/100

James Suckling critic

Wine Spectator (magazine) source
1994 tasting note year

Getting better all the time in the bottle. Real blockbuster of a wine that sneaks up on you. Beautiful tar, grape and berry aromas and flavours. It's full-bodied, quite sweet and reserved, but kicks off at the end with loads of fruit and tannins. Tasted twice with consistent notes.

Score: 93/100

Clive Coates MW critic

The Vine (magazine) source
1993 tasting note year

Top of the tasting out of 31 Vintage Ports tasted. Very good colour. Fine rich concentrated nose. Lovely fruit. Real depth here. Full and quite powerful, but a wine of real richness and intensity. Complete. Marvellous breed. Fabulous long complex finish. Excellent.

Score: 19.5/20

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. 1985
  8. 1983
  9. 1980
  10. 1977
  11. 1975
  12. 1970
  13. 1966
  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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