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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11952
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
A very odd nose, smelling of cold roast pork! Fragrant purple fruit and powerful tannins give a big palate. The tannins dominate with the acidity just showing on the tip of the tongue. The palate develops and the tannins relent to release a lovely fragrant fruit. The fruit is opulent and ripe, perhaps slightly jammy and the jamminess shows in the aftertaste before a distant cocoa finish with green edged tannins. 89/100. Drunk 14-May-14.