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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11872
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Honey brown colour, 30% opaque. Medicinal, oxidised nose of rosemary oil. Lovely thick texture with a good intensity of flavour but totally tertiary - lots of dried fruit, golden sultanas and nuts with a lovely acidity. This grows and becomes very intense while on the palate. Gentle coffee and a lot of heat on the aftertaste but coffee and Fisherman's Friends on the long finish that is surprisingly intense. A mature port that is on a slow decline. 90/100. Drunk 24-Sep-14. Decanted 5 hours.