1968 Quinta do Noval Colheita

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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1968 Quinta do Noval Colheita

Post by AHB » 00:18 Sat 09 Oct 2010

Ex-cellars. Rich orange colour, 20% opaque. Huge nose full of typical colheita combination of oranges and honey. Massively thick texture; big lemon acidity cutting through the sweet honey and tangerines. Massive aftertaste, unbelievable finish. This is an astonishing wine, truly incredible. 95/100. Drunk 27 September 2010.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Cockburn 1900
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Re: 1968 Quinta do Noval colheita port

Post by jdaw1 » 05:22 Wed 12 Jan 2011

In The Douro Valley with Friends, Harvest 2010:

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