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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11634
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Modest red, with some purple tone. Subdued on the nose, very herbal mixed with the sweet smell of rotting fruit. Medium-bodied, with baked red fruit on the palate and a nice balancing acidity. Gentle tannins, ripe fruit mix nicely. Acidic bramble fruit make a bold statement on the aftertaste before giving way to a lingering dry cocoa finish. A very enjoyable ruby reserve. 85/100. 05-Jan-13. Pop 'n' pour.