2011 Pintas

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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2011 Pintas

Post by AHB » 18:06 Sun 18 Aug 2013

Lifting nose, lots of fruit and floral essence - really attractive. Silky entry, with masses of violets in the concentrated sweet blackcurrant. Big tannins show late on the palate. Great balance of silky fruit and powerful tannins - a very fine port. 94-96. Snapshot tasting on 24 April 2013.
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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