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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11913
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Pale red, surprisingly mature; 60% opaque. Unfortunately lots of bottle stink on the nose, lots of reductive tones. Soft and a little flabby on the palate; does come with some mid-palate acidity and soft tannins. Eventually delivers a large palate presence with some good, sweet fruit. Sweet aniseed finish but the alcohol makes the cheeks tingle. 86/100. Drunk 24-Apr-14 at BFT5.