2005 Quinta do Noval LBV

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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2005 Quinta do Noval LBV

Post by AHB » 22:16 Mon 27 Feb 2012

Deep red and opaque. Delightful nose, lots of fruit and blackcurrants. Tasty entry, brooding blackcurrants but a strange vegetal undertone. Massive, long finish of violets and Victoria Plums. This will be great in 10 years. 84/100. Drunk 22 Feb 2012.
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


griff
Warre’s Traditional LBV
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Re: 2005 Noval LBV

Post by griff » 13:16 Sat 10 Mar 2012

I picked up on that vegetal character as well. For some reason I prefer the 2004 at the moment. But both are excellent LBV's.

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