2000 Quinta do Noval

Quinta do Noval

96Average Score
Red
2015-2040
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£331.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
96
Drinking window
2015-2040
Critic Notes

Very fine young Port. Fascinating aromas of crushed fruit, tar and wet earth. Turns floral. Full-bodied, medium sweet, with chewy, velvety tannins and a long finish. Grips your mouth. A balanced and caressing Noval. Best after 2012. 1,500 cases made. – James Suckling , Wine Spectator 2003

Score: 96-/100Wine Spectator

The 2000 Quinta Do Noval Vintage 96 is much stricter on the nose compared to the 1997 with very pure blackberry, boysenberry and blueberry fruit mixed with cigar box and flinty scents. It does not quite have the presence of the 1997 but it has focus and breeding and, wow, leave it aside for several minutes and it repays you with intoxicating candied orange peel scents. The palate is medium-bodied, rounded and sensual on the entry with mint, orange peel, fig skin and white pepper. This is a sensational millennial Noval with the temerity to surpass the Nacional. Jan 2014, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2015-2040

Score: 96-/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2015-2040
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Product details
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2015-2040
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2015-2040
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