Robert Parker, Jr.'s Wine Advocate
: "This was stunning from the first smell, promising concentration, intensity of fruit and great
things to come. It had a 100-point nose that made me go "wow!" No wine I tasted had a better nose than this. Violets and blue fruits lead off, with a trace
of eucalyptus. I tend to think Noval is a producer that always shows mid-palate finesse, but this seems pretty deep too. It is also intense. The tannins
won't sear your mouth because the balance is impeccable. To be sure, it might close down, but it is surprisingly approachable now, notwithstanding that
intensity. Rest assured that this lively young Porto still has all the materials to make old bones. Needless to say, "approachable" does not mean "ready."
You need to toss this in the cellar for a decade, at least. Purists will say to double that or more. When the palate becomes as expressive as the nose—if
it does—this will be entitled to an uptick. Drink date: 2026 - 2075." Jul 2018
: "Quinta do Noval Vintage Port is characterized by its purity of fruit and a fine and delicate quality that is typical of
the wines of the property in general but which finds its most remarkable and enduring expression in the Vintage Ports. Equilibrium, harmony, finesse and
elegance characterize our great Vintage Ports, which are declared only in great years (3 or 4 years in a decade) and only when the wines come up to Noval’s
||Touriga Naçional, Touriga Franc, Tinta Cão and Sousão
||18 months in old oak barrels of 640 liters or larger
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