2003 Quinta do Noval LBV

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2003 Quinta do Noval LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 04:05 Fri 15 May 2009

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Re: 2003 Noval LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 05:40 Sat 16 May 2009

Lots of stewed fruit. Interesting contrast to the Churchill LBV which was all fresher fruit. One student thought apple compote (Red Delicious, he said); I found lots of compote but not the apple. Is currant compote allowed? If dressed with lots of sweet spice?

Actually, a rather good unfiltered LBV.

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Re: 2003 Noval LBV

Post by AHB » 18:07 Sat 16 May 2009

Do you think this is one which could cellar for 10 years?
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Re: 2003 Noval LBV

Post by jdaw1 » 19:20 Sat 16 May 2009

Not sure I can judge the whole 10 years with an LBV, but at $28 jolly good value.

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