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Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2008 Wine Review

Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2008

Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2008

Port, Portugal

Community Score: 90.8/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $17.25

Drink: 2013-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Graham's

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Stunningly great for the money, wow! Rich blackberry jam and anise with layers of complexity and depth. Pair with Black Forest Cake.

This Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port 2008 was reviewed on November 15, 2014 by

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • LCBO
  • 191239
  • $17.25
  • 3766 bottles
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  • $18.45
  • 897 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Dianne Fisher - Sommelier, ISG rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

I love having a wee glass of port during one of Ontario's winter snow storms. Full of ripe dark fruits, plum, raisins, full body with a discrete sweetness. Comforting warmth on the finish. LBV (Late Bottle Vintage) give exceptional value since the winery has done the aging for you and its ready to enjoy! Here is my video review with the appropriate stemware - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSEHYa8Flow
youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12kR1wmrHQ8
Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Seductive aromas of dark fruit and cloves, with lingering flavors of Christmas cake make this a perfect holiday treat! Pair this with meat pastry hor d'oeuvres or chocolate covered strawberries.
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This full-bodied wine has complex layers of dried fruit, dark berries, brown sugar, sweet spices, and warms on the long, intense finish.
Pair with chocolate, and caramel or nuts and cheese.
Drink now, or cellar until 2024.
Date tasted: November 2014.
Shelley Harris rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied deep ruby-red port sweet with plum, berry and light spice aromas and flavours. Love to share a glass with Stilton blue cheese.

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