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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
From a Bordeaux bottle. Soft red, but with good intensity of colour creating anticipation of a port at its peak. Candy and jelly beans on the nose, pleasant but subdued. A lovely texture and with considerable tannins in the wine. The fruit is sweet and dominated by cranberries and rose hips. The aftertaste is big and fruity. A long flavour profile leads into a very good length. An impressive showing. A wine at its peak. 90/100. Drunk 26 June 2009.