1960 Quinta do Noval

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Cockburn 1900
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1960 Quinta do Noval

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Dow 1980
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Re: 1960 Quinta do Noval

Post by flash_uk » 18:08 Thu 05 Jan 2017

25% opacity, red orange. Smooth entry, dryness with a lively freshness. Dried red fruit. Crisp finish.

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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1960 Quinta do Noval

Post by AHB » 23:18 Thu 05 Jan 2017

Rose red colour, 40% opaque. A lovely nose of sweet rose perfume that is gentle and delicate. The sweet fruit shows on entry, full of soft spices. Sweet fattened raisins dominate the early and mid-palate and air released more fragrance. There is some heat on the finish, which is full of the gentle raisins reminding me of Canadian Raisin pie. This is sweet and gentle. 89/100. Decanted 3½ hours.
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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Re: 1960 Quinta do Noval

Post by jdaw1 » 00:26 Sun 23 Apr 2017

N60. Red-pink, 30% opaque. Palate of cloying sweetness with rich red plums. But somewhat simple.

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