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2003 Quinta do Noval ‘Nacional’ Vintage Port

  • Producer
    Quinta do Noval
  • Vintage
  • Grape Variety
    Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional
  • Region
  • Sub Region
  • Size

Quinta do Noval is an astonishing wine estate, with a rare combination of deep history and innovation. Founded in 1715, it has changed hands just twice over 300 years. The most important thing to understand about Quinta do Noval is, that unlike the other famous names in the world of Port, Noval is a single estate, a single vineyard, a producer that controls every step of production from vine to bottle.

Tasting Notes

97 Points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
The Quinta do Noval Nacional 2003 is more backward on the nose than the Vintage Noval ‘03, with perfumed black plum, incense, lavender and spice. The aromatics here are pure and focused. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins matched by a killer line of acidity that comes wholly unexpected given the growing season. Thus, it is extremely focused and vigorous, with superb precision and tension. This is a modern-day legend in the making, superior to the 2000 and 1997.

2003 Quinta do Noval ‘Nacional’ Vintage Port