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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Bottled 2015. Deep red with tones of scarlet rather than purple; medium width rim. Soft and restrained on the nose showing gentle ripe fruit. Lovely enveloping fruit on the palate, sweet blackcurrants and a hint of rock rose. Nice floral complexity offsets well the tannins that have a good grip. There is a slight acidic fierceness to the aftertaste before the long chewy blackcurrant finish kicks in. Nice LBV. 90/100. Tasted 05-Mar-15.