1933 Quinta do Noval

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jdaw1
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1933 Quinta do Noval

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Re: 1933 Quinta do Noval

Post by flash_uk » 17:55 Thu 05 Jan 2017

25% opacity, red, orange rim. Dried red fruits on the nose. Smooth, great balance. A dryness on the palate, dried red fruits and mocha.

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Re: 1933 Quinta do Noval

Post by AHB » 22:04 Thu 05 Jan 2017

The cork from this bottle was branded ""Hunter & Oliver Vintage 1933 Bottled 1935 in Coronation Year"". The shipper is not known but only a small number of producers shipped a 1933 vintage, one of which was Quinta do Noval.

Light red in colour and very light in pigment, being only 10% opaque. Gentle on the nose with an elegant nose of fresh raspberries. Fragrant and perfumed entry, mouthfilling and with hints of tannins showing in the gentle and elegant finish. There is a lovely strawberry paste aftertaste, long and lingering milk chocolate finish. This is a lovely port in an elegant style but two hours later had started to fall apart and was sweet, flabby and lacking in structure. 95/100. Decanted 1½ hours.
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Re: 1933 Quinta do Noval

Post by jdaw1 » 23:38 Sat 22 Apr 2017

?33, bottled by Hunter & Oliver, perhaps Noval. Pink-red, 25% opaque. Smoke on nose. Palate starts with heat, then pink cherries, and good weight. Later become high-toned, with mint on nose and palate. SCD right suggested “bubblegum”.

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