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20% opacity, warm rich red. Nose of rich fruits. Lovely and smooth all along the palate, gentle rolling heat, chocolaty, dates, strawberries. Lovely port. In this strong line-up I gave it a point.
- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11692
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
Polished rose red with a pale rim, 40% opaque. Empty on the nose, a shade of bitter cranberry. Smooth entry, fragrant fruit which builds beautifully to powerful levels. Great mouthful, really fragrant - mature and powerful. Huge aftertaste, full of intense redcurrant syrup that leads to an enormous finish. A pity about the lack of nose. 91