QUINTA DO NOVAL COLHEITA 1995

Wine Region: Colheita, Portugal

Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Francesa

Tasting Notes

A single vintage tawny, this is gorgeously nutty with dried fig and raisin flavors while keeping plenty of freshness and orange zest flavors. The wine is rich, full in the mouth, intense, hinting at the wood in which it was aged and bringing in spice and pepper as well as more aromatic fruits. Like all tawnies, it is ready to drink.

About the Winery

Quinta Do Noval is in Porto what the Romanée Conti is in Burgundy: a Myth. A splendid terroir steep; the best grape varieties are planted, adapted sector by sector, to obtain the quintessence of this terraced vineyard. This vineyard is located in Pinhao, 130 km from Porto, in the hinterland, one of the most favorable areas of the Douro Valley. The grape varieties are numerous: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cao, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Francisca, Sousao. Here, maturity and sweetness reach rates unmatched anywhere in the country. Some vintages of this area reach peaks at auction, including the most famous cuvée of the field: "Nacional Vintage". A small plot of ungrafted vines, the most fabulous and rare Port. In short, an exceptional terroir, a result that often comes close to magic ...



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