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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.
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.
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