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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11688
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Deep red in colour, with little softening so far; just less than opaque. Peculiar nose, very herbaceous - perhaps even sulphurous. Sweet and herbaceous entry; lots of fruit and green leaves on the mid-palate before a wave of strong tannins washes over the tongue. A quick burst of acidity on the aftertaste, then a tannin-dominated finish full of bitter grapefruit peel and juice. 84/100. 23-Apr-14.