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Fantastic nose of sweet strawberry meadows - so fresh that it is hard to believe this has been corked up for over 50 years. To taste this is just delightfully mature port. 93
- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Lightly coloured, mature red with a rose rim; 50% opaque. Alcoholic nose, fruit a touch dirty. Sweet entry, lots of caramel with a little red fruit - sweet but peppery. Lovely balance, slightly hot. Hot aftertaste, sticky on the earthy finish then a long finish full of gentle rosemary. Long, length. Very good port. Served blind this was guessed to be Taylor 1963. 93/100. Drunk 04-Jun-13. Decanted 14 hours.