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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11777
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Mid red and mature appearance, 70% opaque. Slightly protruded cork. Initially quite smelly on the nose but this cleared up with time in the glass to reveal slightly sharp fruit. Balanced and rounded on the palate, a little sharp and acidic but turns nicely into a lovely fresh and fruity essence. Sharp aftertaste, then a lovely and huge aniseed finish. Very fine. 90/100.