1975 Quinta do Noval

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DRT
Fonseca 1966
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1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by DRT » 01:32 Wed 26 Aug 2009

"The first duty of Port is to be red"
Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: JDAW Bottle 2, 26 Aug 09

Post by AHB » 21:52 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Good red colour, but light in the centre and with a pale rim. Lovely mature nose, rich and spicy with lots of juniper venison stew. Rich and sweet in the mouth with big, moyuthfilling flavours and some terrific development. Quite a big wine. A burn on the immediate aftertaste, but this is quickly replaced by a delicious and lingering flavour. Very enjoyable. 92/100. Drunk 26 August 2009.
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Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
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Re: 1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by DRT » 22:25 Mon 07 Sep 2009

Done.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"
Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by jdaw1 » 17:51 Tue 09 Feb 2010

Very red, mid translucency. Sweet sugar, though a mite simple. Very very long, and sticky. Massively excellent for a ’75!

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Re: 1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by DRT » 03:40 Wed 10 Feb 2010

Why is this TN attached to a previous bottle? :roll:
"The first duty of Port is to be red"
Ernest H. Cockburn

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Re: 1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by jdaw1 » 08:27 Wed 10 Feb 2010

Because I was catching up with TNs from previous tastings. It belongs here.

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