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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11742
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Very pale - palest of all the 1970s on show. Huge nose, full of caramelised cherry. Smooth, medium texture and showing secondary cherry fruit with a slight and not unpleasant sourness. A little simple in the palate, but a forgiveable fault. Big aftertaste, very mouthfilling; very long and with huge levels of fruit and enormous levels of pleasure. A deceptive wine which provides great enjoyment. 91/100. Drunk 28 June 2009.