Strange, I think the Portal has amazing warmth in the midrange, compared to NAD it was night and day. I wonder if YBA would do the trick...
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Not familiar with your speakers but I also use a Portal Panache and agree completely with Rtilbury. For reference I've owned integrated amps from Audio Refinement, Roksan, Harman Kardon, Denon and Sony. The Portal and the Sony TA-F707ES have the sound I prefer. After having the Portal in my system for a few months now the aspect I've come to appreciate most is how well it maintains its character at low levels.
Shoe,The best way to get a warmer mid is to change to carbon fibre interconnect cables like Van den Hul The First or The First Ultimate.The imaging and coherence of these is also superb.This is not a slight change,it is signifigant.
Also if you are using stranded speaker cable try using solid core copper like Kimber.