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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11763
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Pale bronze, very light; 5% opaque. Restrained nose of sweetened cranberries. Lightweight entry with fierce acidity and harsh overtones to the fruit - perhaps a hint of stink? The palate is dominated by the powerful bitter cranberry. There is a big burst of heat on the aftertaste, followed by a modest finish of the familiar cranberry that lasts well. A pleasant port from a very unusual vintage. 85/100. Drunk 23-Apr-14.