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Quinta dos Malvedos

Quinta dos Malvedos - W. & J. Graham & C:a

Owner Symington family

Graham's owns the Quinta dos Malvedos at Tua in the Upper Douro valley. It is one of the most famous vineyards in the Douro and marked already on Forrester’s map. It was plated at the end of the 18th century and sold 1849 to Justino Ferreira Pinto Basto ( a son of the famous founder of Vista Allegre), whose family curiously enough is related to Paul Symington. Graham bought the quinta in 1890.

It is now, since 1998, a single quinta port but has in the past been a blended vintage port.

Graham's Malvedos Vintages:1887*, 1890, 1942, 1947, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1998
Quinta dos Malvedos Vintages:1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1950
ColourMature yellow almost tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely nose of coffee, tea and old grocery shop.Score range
TasteFull-bodied. Very mature. Complex and balanced with wonderful, long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted26th March 2005Point this date17.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1964
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and ether in the nose. Quite elegant.Score range16.90 - 16.90
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Sweet and elegant with a lovely and quite complex finish.Average score
Last tasted29th March 2002Point this date16.90
CommentAt a tasting in a friend’s home.
TastersSAI
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1965
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetCoffee, tea, nuts and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range15.40 - 16.75
TasteMedium body. Very mature and peaking. Very tasty. Lovely complex, long and attractive finish.Average score15.94
Last tasted26th October 2012Point this date16.75
CommentTasted with our Private Wine Club.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1968
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetComplex coffee, toffee, crème caramel and cacao in the nose.Score range15.50 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Fully mature and peaking. Will not be better but is very delicate today to drink and enjoy. Toffee and crème caramel in taste. Elegant and complex with a nice and very long and attractive finish. Lovely port indeed!Average score16.38
Last tasted12th December 2016Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1976
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetOld grocery shop, cinnamon, ginger and much more in the nose.Score range17.25 - 17.25
TasteMedium body. Mature, peaking and even a bot old in taste. Complex and balanced with cinnamon and ginger in taste. Long, attractive and complex finish. Quite nice for the vintage.Average score
Last tasted16th December 2013Point this date17.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1978
ColourStill very dark in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCrème caramel, cacao and burned sugar in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Still immature and with soft tannin. Complex and balanced port. Quite impressive with an attractive finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score
Last tasted17th September 1990Point this date16.25
CommentAt the Danish Port Wine Club est. 1981 tasting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1979
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetComplex and quite generous bouquet with fudge, toffee coffee, tea and much more in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.75
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature and peaking. Crème caramel in the taste. Elegant and balanced port with a generous and delicious finish. Quite extraordinary for the vintage.Average score15.96
Last tasted28th February 2013Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Semi-Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1984
ColourStill medium dark ruby but a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetGenerous nose with red berries, plum, fudge, roasted coffee and some liquorice in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Red berries with some spiciness in the taste. Quite elegant and a long nice balanced finish.Average score16.08
Last tasted19th May 2016Point this date16.50
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1986
ColourStill very dark with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetSpicy nose with coffee and cacao.Score range15.90 - 15.90
TasteFull-bodied and attractive. Still immature and with soft tannin but complex and balanced. Long and attractive finish.Average score
Last tasted24th December 2001Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham - MalvedosVintage1987
ColourYellow mature, amber in colour.Number of tastings55
BouquetQuite nice bouquet with cacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans, some crème caramel and herby with ginger bread in the nose.Score range15.50 - 16.50
TasteMedium bodied. Mature and peaking. Ginger bread, cacao, dark chocolate and much more in flavour. Easy to drink and to like. Balanced and elegant with a quite long and attractive finish. Still a lovely port!Average score15.95
Last tasted26th December 2020Point this date16.25
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1988
ColourYellow mature in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetCrème caramel, Toffee, liquorice and candy in the nose.Score range15.00 - 15.50
TasteMedium bodied. Sweet and mature and at its peak. Toffee and liquorice in taste. Elegant port and easy to drink with q nice and quite attractive finish.Average score15.30
Last tasted24th December 2014Point this date15.50
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1990
ColourStill rather dark blue with a yellow mature rim in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetOld grocery shop, coffee and tea in the nose.Score range16.50 - 16.50
TasteQuite full-bodied. Mature, elegant and complex port. Grocery shop in flavour. A wonderful and long finish. Quite impressing.Average score
Last tasted24th December 2011Point this date16.50
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1992
ColourStill a little dark, but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetButterscotch, cream candy, candy, crème caramel, toffee some cacao and coffee in the nose.Score range16.00 - 17.00
TasteQuite full-bodied. Almost mature and peaking but still with some very soft tannin. Balanced, complex and very elegant. Will probably even be better. A lovely, long and attractive finish. Wonderful and quite impressive port!Average score16.50
Last tasted8th November 2018Point this date17.00
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2018 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1995
ColourStill very dark blue in colour.Number of tastings6
BouquetDark cherry, blackberry and mulberry in the nose.Score range15.75 - 16.75
TasteFull-bodied. Immature and still tannin. Will improve. Still fruit and berry in taste. Balanced and promising with a long, lovely and promising finish. Will be interesting to follow.Average score16.20
Last tasted18th September 2014Point this date16.75
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% tasting in Malmö.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1996
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings9
BouquetToffee, sweet liquorice, fudge, vanilla, some cacao but also French plum in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but with still some soft tannins. French plum, toffee, liquorice and vanilla in taste. Balanced and complex with a rather long and elegant finish. Very easy to drink and enjoy today.Average score15.79
Last tasted22nd November 2020Point this date16.00
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1998
ColourStill quite dark but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetCacao, liquorice, dark chocolate, toffee and ginger bread in the nose.Score range15.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Mature with some very soft tannin but almost peaking. Balanced and easy to drink and very enjoyable today. Liquorice and ginger bread in the taste. Sweet with a quite nice and attractive finish.Average score15.87
Last tasted21st April 2019Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
1 bottle has been defect.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage1999
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetToffee, cacao, dark chocolate, roasted coffee, and some ginger in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some very elegant tannins and will probably be better. Balanced and very elegant. Toffee, cacao and dark chocolate in taste with a long, rather complex and quite attractive finish.Average score15.56
Last tasted6th November 2020Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage2001
ColourStill very dark but with a yellow rim in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetComplex and generous nose of dark berries, liquorice, ginger, cinnamon, cacao, toffee and old grocery shop.Score range15.50 - 16.40
TasteQuite full-bodied. Quite mature but with some elegant tannin. Will be better. Spicy in taste with cinnamon and cacao. Quite dry. Complex and balanced with a long and very attractive finish.Average score16.12
Last tasted7th November 2016Point this date15.50
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham dos MalvedosVintage2004
ColourStill very dark blue but with a yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetMulberry, dark cherry, cream candy, crème caramel, candy, fudge and much more in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with quite a lot of very soft tannin and will improve. Candy and cream candy in taste. Balanced and rather dry. Quite complex with a rather long and interesting, attractive finish. Just enjoy it!Average score15.90
Last tasted19th January 2019Point this date15.90
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseGraham- MalvedosVintage2005
ColourQuite dark with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings8
BouquetLovely bouquet of old grocery shop, toffee, sweet liquorice, mint, some cacao and spiciness in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.25
TasteMedium body. Quite mature but still with some soft and very elegant tannin and will develop and be better. Balanced with toffee, sweet liquorice and much more in taste. Lovely, long and very complex finish. This port is very easy to drink and enjoy already today.Average score16.25
Last tasted29th November 2019Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Malvedos
Graham
Vintage2006
ColourStill quite dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetCream candy, cacao, dark chocolate and dark cherries in the nose.Score range16.25 - 16.40
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some elegant and very attractive tannins and will of course be better. Balanced and quite complex. Very tasty, dominated by dark cherries, cacao and some chocolate. The finish is wonderful and very seductive. Vere attractive port indeed!Average score16.33
Last tasted3rd October 2020Point this date16.25
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Malvedos
Graham
Vintage2009
ColourStill almost black in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetCacao, toffee, sweet liquorice, mint, some herbs and old grocery shop in the nose.Score range16.40 - 16.40
TasteMedium body Still not mature but with attractive and elegant tannins and will be much better. Balanced, complex and quite sweet. Cacao, liquorice, mint and some herbs in taste. The finish is long, attractive and wonderful. What will be?Average score
Last tasted20th March 2021Point this date16.40
CommentTasted at home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Malvedos
Graham
Vintage2010
ColourRather mature ruby and yellow edge in colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetMature plum and mature dark berries in the nose but also toffee, cacao and some chocolate.Score range15.75 - 15.90
TasteMedium body. Rather mature but still with some round and attractive tannins and will be better. Balanced and very tasty with mature plum and berries but also toffee, cacao and some chocolate in the mouth. A quite long and attractive finish.Average score15.80
Last tasted5th March 2022Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseQuinta dos Malvedos
Graham
Vintage2015
ColourLovely ruby, almost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetMulberry, black berry, blue berry and loaded with fruit in the nose but also some cacao and chocolate.Score range16.00 - 16.25
TasteLovely body and delicate tannins. Balanced and quite complex. Loaded with dark and mature berry such as mulberry, blackberry, and blueberry. Quite exciting port with an attractive and very long, seductive finish.Average score16.13
Last tasted29th February 2020Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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