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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Very pale, almost no colour at all, pure pale orange. The nose was strange, mostly volatile shoe polish. Sweet initial impact and a much better palate than was expected. Pure tertiary flavours, with a great acidity balancing out a coffee and orange peel flavour. Actually more interesting that initial expectations. Quite thick in texture. SOme heat on the aftertaste, which changes into a long and luxuriant finish of rich orange peel. 91/100. Drunk 27 September 2010.
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In The Douro Valley with Friends, Harvest 2010:
- Friday 24 September 2010
- Saturday 25 September 2010
- Sunday 26 September 2010
- Monday 27 September 2010, afternoon
- Monday 27 September 2010, evening