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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11382
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Smelly nose of unattractive, bruised fruit. Dark magenta in colour with an opaque centre. Initially provides a dirty impression of bruised fruit and balanced tannins, but the tannins fade quickly. Nice complexity on the late palate as the tannins fade to leave the over-ripe fruit. Lovely chewy aftertaste and finish. Good length but suffers from over-ripe and jammy fruit. 82/100. Drunk 03-Jun-14.