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1963 Quinta do Noval

Posted: 20:52 Mon 09 Apr 2018
by jdaw1
In a bottle of Fonseca 1963 was a question rather than a certain answer:
jdaw1 wrote:
13:45 Sat 17 Feb 2018
Are the 1963s coming into their second wind?
Recognising that this scientific question needed scientific experiment, a round dozen of us gathered to test some 1963s.


Re: 1963 Noval

Posted: 10:09 Thu 12 Apr 2018
by PhilW
Good backbone, but somewhat lacking overall.
Rating: g-

Re: 1963 Noval

Posted: 10:33 Fri 13 Apr 2018
by flash_uk
30% opacity, red. Full rich mouthfeel, mature red fruits, great balance. I thought this was in good shape and had some further time to go. My WOTN.

Re: 1963 Quinta do Noval

Posted: 18:35 Sun 30 Dec 2018
by jdaw1
N63: red, 40% opaque. Palate starts with heat edging towards white pepper, with indecisive red cherry. WPS thought “sour cherry”.