Quinta do Noval Late Bottled Vintage Single Vineyard Port

Quinta do Noval Late Bottled Vintage Single Vineyard Port

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This wine is a remarkable example of the Noval style. Treated exactly like a Vintage Port with only noble grape varieties that sourced exclusively from estate vineyards, trodden by foot and unfiltered. This expression differs in its extended aging, seeing five years in casks instead of the typical two years for Vintage Ports. Definitely an LBV with a difference, this wine has fine structured tannins, great freshness and purity of fruit. It is delicious to drink today, but will age beautifully in its bottle.

'It is nicely aromatic, with a touch of eucalyptus. The structure is downright impressive, and this needed the time in cask. It tightens slowly but inevitably as it airs out. The fruit flattens a bit at the same time, though. This is still a pretty nice achievement in the vintage. Noval doesn’t make traditional LBVs that fall apart—and it will stay on a plateau for a long time.' - 90 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Type: Dessert Wine
Country: Portugal
Region: Douro Valley
Farming Practices: Sustainable
Vintage: 2014

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