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Quinta Do Noval Port Blend Porto Vintage 1975

Member Review by gabriellaopaz:

We decanted this wine, with great precision, but were surprised to find very little sediment in the bottle. The color was a faded medium ruby with slight bricking along the rim. Ludens cherry cough syrup drops, cooked prunes and tobacco showed on the nose with an intense alcohol veil that never fully released its grip. Smooth and silky on the palate with medium acidity and very light in body. Hints of cherry, raisin and chocolate flavors mingle on the palate briefly before rapidly disappearing. For a 32 year old wine, I can't complain. Although it's past its prime, it's still a tasty port!

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Quinta do Noval:
Quinta do Noval is situated in the very heart of the Douro valley, in the Cima Corgo, just two kilometres from the small town of Pinhão. As you approach the entrance to the quinta from Pinhão, you will see the famous broad terraces of Quinta do Noval on the right. The Quinta, which is principally situated in the valley of the small Pinhao river, a tributary of the Douro, has approximately 145 h... Read more
Quinta do Noval is situated in the very heart of the Douro valley, in the Cima Corgo, just two kilometres from the small town of Pinhão. As you approach the entrance to the quinta from Pinhão, you will see the famous broad terraces of Quinta do Noval on the right. The Quinta, which is principally situated in the valley of the small Pinhao river, a tributary of the Douro, has approximately 145 hectares of vines, ranging in altitude from 100 metres, at the level of the Pinhao river, to 350 metres at the summit of the valley. The Quinta is approached by a long drive, covered by trellised vines. This is the first view of the quinta that you see as you drive up. Read less

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Snooth User: gabriellaopaz
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3.50 5
01/29/2008

We decanted this wine, with great precision, but were surprised to find very little sediment in the bottle. The color was a faded medium ruby with slight bricking along the rim. Ludens cherry cough syrup drops, cooked prunes and tobacco showed on the nose with an intense alcohol veil that never fully released its grip. Smooth and silky on the palate with medium acidity and very light in body. Hints of cherry, raisin and chocolate flavors mingle on the palate briefly before rapidly disappearing. For a 32 year old wine, I can't complain. Although it's past its prime, it's still a tasty port!


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Port wine- 1975 - Quinta do Noval Nacional - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro - Touriga nacional - 750 ml.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Port - red - 1975 - Quinta do Noval Nacional - Portugal - Region: Douro - Apellation: Douro - Touriga nacional - 750 ml.



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