Robert Parker 99
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Amazingly, the importer still has tiny stocks of such legendary ports as the 1970, 1963, and 1962 Nacionals. 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 1994 Nacional is an incredibly rich, massive wine, yet at the same time, well-balanced and amazingly well-delineated. The color is an opaque purple. In addition to the abundant peppery, floral, cassis fruit, there is an ethereal character to this super-rich, pure wine that is not the least bit heavy. A compelling Nacional, it possesses even more stuffing than the regular bottling (as one might suspect), and at least 30-40 years of longevity.
| Robert Parker
|Region||Portugal | Oporto | Oporto|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle (0,75 liter)|
Bottle in excellent condition, Label and capsule excellent. Level into the neck. Stored in fully conditioned cellar.
|When to drink||2010-2050|