Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

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AHB
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Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by AHB » 10:10 Thu 14 Dec 2017

I'm ordering some (new harvest) olive oil which should arrive in the UK in January. I'm ordering 48 x 50cl bottles. Cost is approximately £10 per bottle.

I'm happy to share (or happy to keep them all!). If anyone would like any, please say so here.
  • AHB - 30 bottles
  • CMAG - 12 bottles
  • PW - 6 bottles
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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Re: Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by PhilW » 10:19 Thu 14 Dec 2017

Assuming this is the same as discussed at the Calem tasting, then yes please to 6 for me.

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Re: Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by AHB » 11:57 Thu 14 Dec 2017

PhilW wrote:
10:19 Thu 14 Dec 2017
Assuming this is the same as discussed at the Calem tasting, then yes please to 6 for me.
It is the same. Most people asked me to reconfirm after the Calem tasting - something about not remembering too clearly after a bottle and a half of port.
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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Re: Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by PhilW » 13:00 Thu 14 Dec 2017

AHB wrote:
11:57 Thu 14 Dec 2017
Most people asked me to reconfirm after the Calem tasting - something about not remembering too clearly after a bottle and a half of port.
I don't remember that. :wink:

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Re: Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by SushiNorth » 15:09 Thu 14 Dec 2017

Enjoyed the two bottles we bought from you a few years back (a suspicious looking exchange at Waterloo Station). A bit grassy, but that only required discretion in its application.
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Re: Quinta do Noval Olive Oil

Post by AHB » 17:43 Thu 14 Dec 2017

SushiNorth wrote:
15:09 Thu 14 Dec 2017
Enjoyed the two bottles we bought from you a few years back (a suspicious looking exchange at Waterloo Station). A bit grassy, but that only required discretion in its application.
I agree with you about the grassy tone, but I've learnt to like the green note and find it adds to certain salads and other cooking. You need to know it's there, but once you can use it to adds a dimension that other oils lack.
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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