Vintage Port 2017 Quinta do Noval


4.6 sterren - 3 professionele reviews
€ 65,00 (excl. BTW)
78,65 (in. BTW)
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Classificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Versterkt
Producent Quinta do Noval
Jaar 2017
Land Portugal
Streek Douro
Inhoud 0,75
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 23

Professionele reviews

BOW (9)

Parker (97)

The 2017 Vintage Port is a field blend, mostly Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão and Sousão, aged for 18 months in old wood vats. It comes in with 99 grams of residual sugar. This was bottled in May 2019, about a month before tasting, but I made sure at least some of it had a lot of air. Aromatic, wonderfully fragrant and laced with eucalyptus, this then shows typical Noval focus and power. A couple of hours in a glass simply increased the power. More intense than the very fine 2016, it grips the palate and shows rather significant astringency. As wonderfully aromatic as this is, there the 2016 might have the edge.

Winespectator / James Suckling (97)

Big grip in this wine with dark blackberries, blueberries and floral notes. Fine tannins. Ripe but sweet and pretty. Shows a lovely finish.

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