Opaque, heavily loaded with purplish tones. Aroma very fruity and complex, highlighting the fine aroma of ripe black fruits, jam and jelly. Round and velvety, full-bodied, warm, with very ripe fruit such as blackberry and blackcurrant; Polished and velvety tannins provide a good prolongation and finish in the end of mouth.
Vintage Ports are only declared in great years (3 or 4 years in a decade) and only when the wines meet Noval's exacting standards. All the grapes come from the Quinta do Noval vineyard. The grapes are trodden on foot to obtain the must and then, during fermentation, they are macerated to obtain the best possible extraction in the mills, the traditional...
The Quinta do Noval Vintage 2017 Port is characterized by its purity of fruit and a fine and delicate quality that is typical of the estate's wines in general, but which finds its most notable and lasting expression in the Vintage Ports. Balance, harmony, finesse and elegance are the hallmarks of our great Vintage Ports.
Quinta do Noval is one of the oldest and most prestigious Port wine houses, producing most of its wines from its own grapes, namely all Vintage Port wines. Noval also produces one of the most emblematic Vintages ever produced in the Douro, the Quinta do Noval Vintage Nacional.