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Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 2011 (96WE/18.5JR) (1.5L) PT Flag Future Arrival
Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 2011 (96WE/18.5JR) (1.5L)
94-96 WA
"A powerful, concentrated wine, full of dark tannins, ripe fruit and rich texture. This is a wine based on a solid structure—very firm in character while still allowing the gorgeous fruits to express themselves. It’s obviously destined for long-term aging...96" WE 11/13 "The 2011 Quinta do Noval has wonderful precision on the nose with blackberry, cassis, intriguing flinty notes and a whiff of smoke. It might not possess the power of the Naçional but it has freshness to spare. That comes through on the beautifully composed palate, which is underpinned by fine tannins that lend it a silky smooth mouthfeel. There is real intensity here, but it is very controlled with superb minerality on the finish. Excellent...94-96" WA 05/13 "Blueberry and wet earth aromas. Full body, medium sweet and a long finish. Balanced and refined. 2,000 cases produced of this foot-trodden wine...93" JamesSuckling.com 05/13 "Dark purplish crimson. Quite a claret-like build for a port. Dense and racy and wonderfully intense and compact. Very fine, firm tannins and dry rather than voluptuous on the finish. Intense, tense fruit. Dried herb flavours. But not a hint of dried fruit or raisins. Very sinewy and lively. Nothing remotely heavy about this. Really exciting wine...18.5" JancisRobinson.com 05/13
Product #: 374920

Bottle Price: $210.00
Case Price: $1,260.00



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