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Graham's 10 Year Old Tawny Port, 75 cl (Packaging May Vary)

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The company uses traditional methods of foot treading grapes in stone lagares. This involves crushing the grapes by foot and extracting the juice. This is time-consuming and requires a significant amount of manual labour, ensuring the wine retains its unique flavours and aromas. Tawny - Wood-aged port. The company also releases single harvest tawnys or colheita. In 2014, the company released 656 decanters of an 1882 Tawny Port named Ne Oublie, named after the Graham family motto, at a cost of €5,500, at the time, one of the most expensive wines sold. [12]

Another factor that sets W and J Graham's apart is its dedication to sustainability. The company has implemented sustainability initiatives to reduce its environmental impact. Including using solar power to generate electricity and recycling materials used in the winemaking process. Today, Graham's is one of the most respected port wine producers in the world, known for exceptional quality and unique taste. One of the key factors that sets W J Graham's apart from other port wine producers is its commitment to traditional methods of production. LBV or Late Bottled Vintage - From grapes grown in the same vineyards as the Vintage port, laid in casks for four years and bottled to be drunk rather than stored. It is described by Richard Mayson as "consistently good". [2]

Vintage - Considered amongst the first tier of port wines. Particular vintages of note include 1948, 1963 and 1985. [13] Graham's is one of the firms, along with Dow, Fonseca, Warre and others, that have to declare a vintage for a year to be declared "vintage" by the Portuguese port industry. [14]

The story of Graham’s is that of two families, across three centuries. Founded in 1820 by two brothers, William and John Graham, the company was one of the first to invest in its own vineyards in the Douro Valley, and remains a pioneer innovating new techniques in winemaking to this day. Today, since their acquisition by Symington Family Estates, five Symington cousins share responsibility for the company. The Symington family has also been involved with Port for generations. Nearly a century after their ancestor AJ Symington left the employ of Graham’s to strike out on his own, the family came full circle to return to the company. Graham's produces a wide range of port wines, including vintage port, tawny port, and late bottled vintage ports. Its vintage port is a flagship product and one of the finest port wines in the world. The wine is made from a blend of grapes from several different vineyards, and only the best grapes are selected for use in the wine.If you’re a fan of red wine, we’ve also got Shiraz, Merlot and Pinot Noir to add to your collection. Shiraz is sweeter in nature whilst others are semi-sweet. Sherry Six Grapes - The company's reserve port. [10] It has been described by Robert Parker as the "sweetest and fruitiest" of the reserve ports. [11] Port wines also make great cooking wines. So wear your chef’s hat and whip up recipes like orange and Port red cabbage or a tatin of shallots with Port to please a crowd.

Graham's is a company that has been producing some of the finest port wines for over two centuries. In 1820 the two brothers, William and John Graham, started as textile merchants and later ventured into the wine industry. Blend N°5 - A white port released in 2019 restricted to 6,000 bottles and designed to accompany tonic water. [8]Graham’s, one of the most outstanding producers of vintage port, owns five separate mountainous vineyards, located in different parts of the Douro region – each with the maximum ‘A’ grade classification. They have left as much of the original wild plant life undisturbed as possible, preserving biodiversity to contribute to unique and powerfully expressive wines reflective of the terroir. Graham's wines are renowned for remarkable richness, concentration and firm tannic structure which combine to give brilliant longevity. The House style is known by its intense floral notes, opulent berry fruit flavours and flair.

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