NOVAL TAWNY 40 YEAR OLD
Discovering a very old Tawny and its unique aromas.
The remarkable quintessence of Noval Tawny style, a profoundly concentrated and complex old wine, the memory of the house… The initial red fruit colours have now faded away to be replaced by a rich dark brown hue with wonderful green and yellow hints around the edges, characteristic of very old wood-aged Ports. Yet the wine still retains a wonderful freshness and balance.
Noval 40 year old Tawny is a blend of old Ports from different vintages, with an average age of 40 years and that have matured in oak casks.
- Read in the press
18 pts - Tremendous Jancisrobinson.comRH, 08/2010
94 pts - 'Intensely fruity [...] well-structured and long.' Wine SpectatorKM, 06/2011
A very important distinctive feature of our old tawnies … Read on
Grapes from Quinta do Noval are trodden by foot to obtain the must, then during fermentation are pressed in lagares, the traditional stone vats from the Quinta. More
BLENDING and MATURING
Noval 40 year old Tawny is a blend of old Ports from different vintages, matured in oak casks all their life and with an average age of 40 years.