1975 Quinta do Noval

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1975 Quinta do Noval

Post by jdaw1 » 00:57 Sun 13 Dec 2015

Tuesday 15th December 2015, at the Boot & Flogger, a horizontal of 1975s.

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1975 Noval

Post by AHB » 09:29 Mon 28 Dec 2015

Decanter priming sample. Pleasant enough. Not rated.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Doggett
Warre’s Otima 10 year old Tawny
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Re: 1975 Noval

Post by Doggett » 15:01 Tue 29 Dec 2015

N75 A lovely, attractive balance of red/brown in colour as the port begins to tawny. Nice fruits on the nose and through the taste to a smooth finish with some light heat.
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Dow 1980
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Re: 1975 Noval

Post by flash_uk » 11:11 Wed 06 Jan 2016

30%, cloudy red brown. Curious nose, swan matches maybe? Quite syrupy, dry and acidic, fruit fading, oranges.

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