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1999 Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage Port - 1 Bottle (0.75L)

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1999 Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage Port - 1 Bottle (0.75L)

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Port - Bottling year: 2001 - Portugal

Mixed lot: No
Type: Port (More lots)
Vintage: 1999
Bottling Year: 2001
Producer, Name of wine: Quinta do Noval Nacional
Classification: Vintage Port
Number of bottles: 1
Bottle size: Bottle (0.75L)
Country: Portugal
Critic Score: janice Robertson 20 pts

This wine is a mysterious phenomenon, a magical wine produced in extremely limited quantities and only in a few years each decade. It is the expression of a terroir and confirms something that is for me a deeply held belief. The Nacional is great because of the grapes and where they come from, not because of anything particular that we do. It has a unique personality, an extraordinary intensity and, even after many years of ageing, retains an astonishing youthfulness.The Nacional Ports are made the same way as the rest of the Noval range: foot treading in stone lagares, a simple if laborious procedure, and the result is always something very different for the Nacional wine compared with the wine from the rest of the Quinta. The Vintage Nacional is what it is because of the grapes and where they come from, not because of anything particular that we may do in the winery.Jancis Robinson20 pts (Maximum!) - Superconcentrated. Dark colour. Brooding nose with savoury, spicy notes alongside taut dark fruits – plum and blackberry. Very fine and elegant. A little reticent. The palate has a freshness and focus to the precise concentrated dark fruits. Amazing structure and some earthy, spicy notes. Just fantastic.This wine has recently been bought from wine merchant so has been stored correctly.

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