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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11456
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Firm red colour with a slight copper tone; 90% opaque. Very pleasant nose, soft fruit gently stewed in syrup - odd balance on entry; golden syrup and stewed plums before a huge wave of tannins but the fruit never wavers. Powerful acidity. A big, fruity chewy aftertaste. Lovely components, still very youthful and in need of more time to recover its balance. Lots of potential. 93/100. Drunk 24-Apr-14 at BFT5.