1963 QUINTA DO NOVAL Nacional 1963

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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1963 QUINTA DO NOVAL Nacional 1963

Condition Good

Stock : 1 bottle
5 939,00 € tax incl. 4 949,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
99 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(11-1996) In most vintages the production of Quinta do Noval Nacional is no more than 250-275 cases. The 1970,1963,1962 and 1994 are candidates to achieve perfect scores. The 1963 Nacional's opaque purple color is remarkable, looking more like a 1992 than a 33-year old port. The wine possessed a fabulously smoky, cassis, black-cherry, peppery nose. After thirty minutes in the glass, fruitcake notes and more evolved aromas emerged. This port is so concentrated it defies belief, with extraordinary balance, and, like its two siblings, well-integrated alcohol and tannin. The impression is one of a silky, succulent, voluptuously-textured mouthful of exceptionally extracted port. This is a legend in the making. In 30-40 years it may well be considered, along with the 1931, as one of the greatest ports ever produced. Those lucky few with a bottle or two should plan to hold onto them for another decade before pulling the cork. It, too, is a hundred-year port. 

19.5/20
Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
(07-2015) Deep ruby and somehow wild and foxy rich. SO rich yet wild. Round texture and it just went on and on on the palate. Brilliant precision and cleanliness backed up by beautiful clarity and sweetness. What a treat.
98 / 100
Stephen Tanzer
Stephen Tanzer

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Features
Vintage 1963
Rating 95-100
Region Port
Appellation Porto
Colour Port and fortified wines
Volume 0.70 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Quinta do Noval
Country Portugal

5 939,00 € tax incl.

4 949,17 € VAT Excl

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