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18 November 2016 News

Wine & Spirits Magazine came out with a piece on LBV 2011 Port in its December issue. Quinta do Noval’s Antonio Agrellos referenced. See below for an excerpt, and here to download the article.

“LBV is all those things, but it’s rarely as balanced and delicious as it is in 2011.

As a fan of Vintage Port-that rare three percentĀ of Douro’s vast production designed for today’s lucky one percent who can afford to drink it at 40 or 50 years of age-I have long been dismissive of Late Bottled Vintage. The bits that are left behind after selecting a vintage lot are often a plain or clowdy sibling, its tannins tamed through aging in oak vats forĀ· four years, while the chic and sophisticated Vintage was bottled two years earlier, built to age for decades.”