Noval Silval Vintage 1999 from Quinta...
Noval Silval Vintage 1999 from Quinta do Noval. The Silval is a particularly open and affordable style of Vintage Port, with an accent on the exuberance of the fruit
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|Wine Maker||António Agrellos|
|Vinification||All the grapes from the Quinta do Noval vineyard are trodden by foot to obtain the must, then during fermentation are pressed in lagares, the traditional stone vats from the Quinta|
|Consumption||15 - 17ºC|
|Ageing||18 months in seasoned wooden casks|
|Tasting Notes||Although ready to drink when young, it has the structure it needs to improve and mature in the bottle. It is best drunk 2 to 10 years after bottling|
|Enjoy||Particularly enjoyable with a dessert, dark chocolate, cheese or on its own at the end of a meal|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
Quinta do Noval is distinguished by the beauty of its terraces, the house, warehouse and typical wineries, which continue in current use. It was acquired in 1894 by Antio Josda Silva, who developed it in the next three decades. Their descendants (recently the van Zeller family) maintained the farm until 1993, the year it was acquired by AXA. In 1997, Quinta do Noval pioneered centralizing all its activities in the Douro Valley