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Quinta do Noval Vintage 2003

2003

Terroir

A small area at the heart of the Quinta do Noval vineyard planted with ungrafted vines and untouched by phylloxera, described as “attached to the soil of the Nation”.The Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage is matured in seasoned oak vats with a capacity of 2,500 litres.

Vinification

The wine is made in the same way as all the other grapes from the Quinta do Noval vineyard. Grapes are trodden by foot to obtain the must, then during fermentation are pressed in lagares, the traditional stone vats from the Quinta.

Press review

Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage 1997100 pts - Wine AdvocateRP, 01/2000100 pts - Wine SpectatorQuinta do Noval Nacional Vintage 1994: “amazingly elegant' KM, 2011Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage 1963 JSQuinta do Noval Nacional Vintage 1931: -“Perhaps one of the greatest wines ever produced.” JSQuinta do Noval Nacional Vintage 200319.5+ pts - “Serious horsepower just raring to go but wonderfully streamlined.” JancisRobinson.comJH, 29/06/2009

Details

Producer

Quinta do Noval

Category

Porto

Grapes

Touriga nacional, Tinto câo, Touriga francesa, Tinta roriz, Sousâo

Country / Region

Portugal, Douro

Appellation

Porto (DOC)

Size

750ml

Degree of alcohol

19.5%

Serving temperature

16°C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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