W&J Graham's Vintage Port 1997

$94.99

SKU 2145

750ml

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A very intense colour with a deep purple rim, on the nose showing a luscious ripeness with rich floral aromas and undertones of black cherry. On the palette a classic full-bodied structure, packed with layers of ripe fruit and firm tannins, with a long and lingering finish.
Category Port
Varietals
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Brand W&J Graham's
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateBlackberries, licorice, and melted asphalt stand out in this full-bodied, beautifully made vintage port's moderately intense bouquet. It is not one of the great Graham's ports, and is less sweet than normal, but it is full-bodied, rich, concentrated, and impressive. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2025.

Robert Parker, January 2000
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorLovely claretlike aromas of plums, cherries and spices. Full- to medium-bodied, with a solid core of silky tannins and a long, medium-sweet finish. Very refined. A solid Graham. Best after 2007.

James Suckling, February 29, 2000