Wine Region:Â Douro, Portugal
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz
Sweet tannin, full body, and outstanding concentration provide an impressive entry on the palate. Notions of chocolate make an appearance in the long finish of this sweet, lush, precocious effort.
About the Winery
Quinta Do Noval is in Porto what the RomanÃ©e 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 cuvÃ©e 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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