Wine Spectator Smells like freshly picked orchids, with loads of ripe, clean fruit. Full-bodied, medium sweet and very powerful and racy. It lasts for minutes on your palate.
While the English tradition of laying down young vintage Port for the birth of a child or godchild continues, the custom is no longer exclusive to the cellars of Britain's aristocracy or upper classes. In fact, more bottles of young vintage Port rest in America than any another nation. And with good reason.
It was also one of the first Port house to invest in its own vineyards and is now at the cutting edge of innovation in winemaking techniques. Sweet seductive aromas of ripe plums and mulberry. Smooth and rich on the palate with fresh blackberries and damsons. It still has lots of life ahead but drinking very well now.
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Looking out of the window today, it would seem that autumn has definitely arrived and with it, talk in the office has invariably turned to autumnal wines - warming heavy reds and substantial fortified wines. InWilliam and John Graham, then owners of a textiles business in Porto, accepted 27 barrels of Port as means of payment for a debt. They enjoyed it so much they decided to strive to make the best Port possible and founded W and J Graham's. The company is now owned by the Symington family and was one of the first Port houses to invest in their own vineyards in