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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11686
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Mature appearance, modest colour; 50% opaque. Slightly earthy on the nose, with some redcurrant and cranberry. Not particularly attractive but perhaps suffering from having been opened only a short time before being consumed. Smooth but light on the palate, fragrant and elegant. Air adds to the delicacy and fragrance of the port. Hot aftertaste, but brings a lingering and fragrant cranberry finish. Good length. Served blind that was guessed to be Warre 1970. 91/100. Decanted 45 minutes.