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- Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
- Posts: 11800
- Joined: 13:41 Mon 25 Jun 2007
- Location: Berkshire, UK
500 cases produced, a blend of 90% Touriga Nacional and 10% Touriga Francesa old vines. Fat fruit on the nose but with a slight blue cheese note from the spirit used. The fruit is rich and luscious on entry with blackcurrants dominating the flavours. A huge acidic structure keeps a very fresh focus; the acidity is fierce and hides the tannins but these show as a spicy and peppery aftertaste and a long blackcurrant finish. Rounded and lovely. 90/100. Drunk 26-Sep-16. Pop 'n' pour.