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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11724
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Sourced from Seckford Wines. Rich red colour, with a rose rim; 30% opaque. Rich and sweet on the nose, generous levels of fruit but with a streak of rhubarb in the mox. Little on the initial palate, dry and softly tannic; very restrained and reluctant to show anything. Eventually some sweetend redcurrant on the palate. the aftertaste and finish is big, dry and fruity with bramble and a green herbaceous core. Pleasant, but needing more time. 88/100. 02-Apr-13. Decanted 9½ hours.