Est. 2011

Noble & Murat

Noble & Murat, Lda.

Founded 2016 (rooted 1831)
Owner Alexandre Antas Botelho and António Borges Taveira

Noble & Murat is a new port wine house declaring 2015 as their first Vintage Port. Yet the house has older roots and the lable states ”Rooted 1831 – Reborn 2016”. The original company was an English shipper formed from a series of partnerships in the early port trade. The roots and pedigree of the original company includes:
- Timothy Harris traded port from 1700 to 1713. In 1723 the business names to "Harris, Page & Pratt" and in 1729 to Page & Pratt, followed by John Page in 1730, John Page & Son in 1754, John & Charles Page & Co in 1760, Page, Campion & Co. in 1761, Charles Page in 1771, Page & Co. in 1800, Page, Noble & Co. in 1802 and finally C H Noble & Murat in 1831 (see "Oporto Old and New", by Charles Sellers, 1899).

The brand ”Noble & Murat” had not been used for a century but was acquired by the two partners Alexandre Antas Botelho and António Borges Taveira in 2016 and the company, Noble & Murat, Lda., was founded, and reborn.

Noble & Murat has their winery located in Celeirós do Douro, Sabrosa and uses grapes from six quintas for their wine, three of which are family-owned and located in the Vale de Mendiz and Vale do Tedo.

Noble & Murat Vintages:2015, 2016

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseNoble & MuratVintage2015
ColourDark blue in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMulberry, blackberry and dark berry in colour.
TasteMedium body. Of course immature and with rather soft tannin. Elegant and easy to drink already now. Mulberry, fruit and dark berry in taste with a nice finish.
Last tasted3rd March 2018Rating this dateVery good
CommentAt the Post Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark .

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseNoble & MuratVintage2016
ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetMature fruit and mature dark berry such as mulberry and black berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Of course immature but balanced with nice quite attractive tannin. Elegant and easy to taste and drink with lots of fruit and dark berry to taste. Lovely, quite long finish with nice tannins.
Last tasted30th November 2018Rating this dateVery Good/ Impressive
CommentAt the Port Wine Festival in Leverkusen, Germany.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

2nd December
Rozes 2007
1st December
Burmester 1998
Niepoort 1997
30th November
Andresen 2016
Bioma Vinha Velha
Niepoort 2016
Bulas 2016
Quinta do Vesuvio 2016
Churchill 2016
Cockburn 2016
Confraria do Vinho do Porto 2016
C. da Silva 2016
Dow 2016
DR 2016
Feuerheerd 2016
Fonseca 2000
Fonseca 2016
Graham 1983
Graham 2016
Graham- Malvedos 2005
Martha’s 2016
Maynard (organic) 2016
Niepoort 2017
Noble & Murat 2016
Pintas 2016
Pocas Jr 2016
Portal 2016
C. da Silva 2016
Quevedo 2016
Quinta da Agua Alta 2016
Quinta do Crasto 2016
Quinta Dona Matilde
Barros 2016
Quinta da Gaivosa 2016
Quinta do Grifo
Rozes 2016
Quinta das Lamelas 2016
Quinta dos Muros
Portal 2016
Quinta do Noval 1994
Quinta do Noval 2003
Quinta do Noval 2011
Quinta do Noval 2013
Quinta do Noval 2015
Quinta do Noval 2016
Quinta do Noval Nacional 2016
Quinta da Oliveirinha 2016
Quinta do Passadouro 2016
Quinta do Pego 2015
Quinta do Pego 2016
Quinta do Pessegueiro 2016
Quinta da Romaneira 2016
Quinta de Roriz 2016
Quinta de la Rosa 2004
Quinta de la Rosa 2016
Quinta de Santa Eufemia 2016
Quinta de S. Jose 2016
Quinta Vale Dona Maria 2016
Quinta do Vale Meao 2016
Cuvee Adelaide
Quinta do Vallado 2016
Quinta de Ventezelo 2016
Quinta do Vesuvio 2016
Rozes 2016
Sandeman 2016
San Leonardo 2016
Smith Woodhouse 2016
The Stone Terraces
Graham 2016
Taylor 2016
Vieira de Sousa 2016
Warre 2016


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