Quinta Do Noval 1994

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Samsk
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Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by Samsk » 21:57 Mon 08 Jul 2013

After some advice please. I have half a dozen bottles of Quinta Do Noval 1994 which I bought abut 15 years ago when working in the wine trade. I've been out of the game a while now and am thinking of selling them. What's the best way to go about it? Any reputable companies to go through? I know it's a decent vintage but wanted to get a view on value? Or should I just enjoy them! Thanks.

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Re: Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by jdaw1 » 22:24 Mon 08 Jul 2013

A typical sale price for wine is half its retail cost, which for Noval 1994 is about £85 a bottle. So a local wine merchant might pay you ≈£43 a bottle; or you might receive (after commission) about that by selling at auction. If you are then going to spend this money on good wine, for which you pay retail, it doesn’t look like a good deal. So if you still like port, and like very very good port, drink it.

Or, even better, wait, then wait some more, and then drink it.

Is it cellared well? How stored? And where are you located? UK, USA, other?

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Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by CaliforniaBrad » 22:48 Mon 08 Jul 2013

If you're in the US, I could be interested...

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Re: Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by DRT » 00:08 Tue 09 Jul 2013

jdaw1 wrote:wait, then wait some more, and then drink it.
By a considerable margin, that is the best advice you will receive on this subject.
"The first duty of Port is to be red"
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Re: Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by Samsk » 10:24 Tue 09 Jul 2013

I'm in the UK and the wine has been correctly stored.
Thanks for your responses.

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Re: Quinta Do Noval 1994

Post by AHB » 17:45 Tue 09 Jul 2013

I've sent you a private message.
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 1994

Post by jdaw1 » 20:12 Sun 27 Apr 2014

Belated postscript: these were bought (and collected by jdaw1).

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