1983 Warre

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1983 Warre

Post by AHB » 14:33 Thu 05 Jan 2017

An attractive mature red colour, 70% opaque. Sweet and restrained fruit on the nose, raspberries mixed with light icing sugar candiness. Lovely to sniff. Poised and balanced entry with sweet fruit; the mid-palate continues the balance with the tannins having mostly faded and the structure coming from a very pleasant acidic core that will continue to support the wine for many years. There is some heat on the aftertaste before a long and delicious finish takes over. This is a wonderful and elegant port. 92/100.

Drunk at the Berry Brothers Port Walk on 24 Nov 2016.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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