Quinta do Noval 2008

75 cl

The weather was cool in 2008 and ultimately this explains the low yields. As a result, our vintage lots turned out to be concentrated, structured and highly aromatic. It was felt that this smaller quantity of wine was too irresistable and so decided to declare it as a vintage

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Quinta do Noval 2008

The weather was cool in 2008 and ultimately this explains the low yields. As a result, our vintage lots turned out to be concentrated, structured and highly aromatic. It was felt that this smaller quantity of wine was too irresistable and so decided to declare it as a vintage

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose multiple layers of concentrated aromas of fruit
Palate Elegant and suave with firm succulent tanninsand a very long finish
Colour Very deep, dark purple
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety Variety of grapes from the Quinta do Noval
Alcohol % 19.5% ABV
Style Port
Estate/Producer Quinta do Noval
Country Portugal
Region/AOC Douro
Vintage 2008
Making Techniques Matured for 18 months in wooden casks with a minimum capacity of 640 litres. Grapes are trodden by foot to obtain the must, then during fermentation macerate to obtain the best possible extraction in the lagares, the traditional stone vats from the Quinta.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Jancis Robinson 18.5/20 Mute nose, incredibly dense and glutinous on the palate with a spicy, peppery tang, grainy tannins, violets, plums and dates, and a very long finish carried by fine acidity. Powerful and muscular. Outstanding.'

Tags: quinta do noval, vintage, vintage port, 2008, 2008 port, douro, 2008 vintage port