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by Jeff W
17:43 Fri 23 Mar 2012
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1947 Quinta do Noval
Replies: 5
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Re: 1947 Quinta do Noval

Thanks everyone. g-man, I filtered when I decanted, and it had been standing for some time. I don't have much experience of very old port, but it reminded me of a 1908 Taylors, which had a similar brown tinge, while being perfectly delicious. It seems strange to say a wine is prematurely aged when i...
by Jeff W
23:35 Tue 20 Mar 2012
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1947 Quinta do Noval
Replies: 5
Views: 1202

1947 Quinta do Noval

The bottle had a good level, around the base of the neck, but was showing seepage. I removed the cork about four hours beforehand, and decanted just before serving. The colour was a watery, muddy red-brown - quite unappetising, unlike the nose, which was very inviting. Though the fruit had faded, th...