Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny Port, gift tube
Reviews of purchase Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny Port, gift tube
Port pale amber color.
Port has an excellent rich, sweet fruit flavor with hints of soft boiled caramel. Smooth texture and seductive, long aftertaste.
Port wine has a complex aroma with hints of orange, mandarin, walnuts and roasted almonds.
Wine is an excellent digestif and ideal for desserts with dried fruit or nuts, sweet pastries and pies (eg, apple pie with cinnamon).
Graham's 20 Year Old Tawny - port made of several wines of very high quality, which after a careful selection are blended and infused to reach the peak of ripeness. Wine is awarded awards: Silver Medal at the International Wine Challenge in 2007 and 2009, the Silver Medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2006 and the Gold Medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2005.
The company W & J Graham & Co. was founded in the Portuguese city of Porto in 1820 by two brothers, William and John Graham. Graham family already had extensive business interests not only in his native Scotland, but also in India. The brothers founded the company W & J Graham & Co to produce the best port, to achieve which they were used a lot of energy and resources. During the XIX century the company Grem's grew, reaching excellent reputation the best producer of vintage port. In 1890 Grem's becoming one of the first companies that invested in the vineyards of the Douro. They were purchased farm Quinta dos Malvedos (Quinta shower Malvedush). Using extensive knowledge of the Douro Valley, accumulated over the previous 70 years, Graham chose an ideal place for planting a vineyard. It is of excellent southern exposure, rich soil, good drainage and beautifully located mountain range, where it was built by one of the best houses in the Douro. Since then, the economy Malvedush recognized as one of the best in the Douro valley, and the quality of wines from the vineyard confirms Graham's reputation as a leading producer of excellent port.
Another confirmation of the successful growth of the company was the construction in 1890, the magnificent wine cellar for aging and storage of wines in the best conditions. This building is impressive in its scope, in its solid granite walls still kept the boxes of port 3500 as well as in the large cellar. The building of Vila Nova de Gaia, located near the Atlantic Ocean, offers a beautiful view of the ancient city of Porto. Discreet maritime climate is ideal for slow shutter port.
Meanwhile, Grem's continued to develop close ties with the owners of numerous farms that supplied the company since its inception. These relationships are built on trust and respect, ensure consistent quality by which Grem's won a high reputation. A number of wonderful vintages produced by Grem's - this milestone in the history of port: 1908, 1912, 1924 and 1927, followed by a grand 1945 and the legendary 1948 vintage. They all confirm the fact that Graham's - one of the best names in the world of port.
In 2005, the famous British wine critic Jancis Robinson wrote: "I am still mentally enjoy what was probably the best wine that I was lucky enough to try a vacation - a bottle of Graham's Vintage Port 1948". It was a legacy of excellence, which is transmitted from one another family, when in 1970 the family sold the company to Graham Symington who brought the their own knowledge and experience in the sale of wines. Peter Symington, the current owner of the company, six times honored with the title "Winemaker of the Year" from the "Wine Challenge". No one is no longer able to win the award twice. In 2003, his son Charles received a similar title!