A red wine from the niepoort, looking...
A red wine from the niepoort, looking for dialogues, illustrated by Luís Afonso
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|Cast||Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela and others|
|Total Acidity||4,6 g/dm3|
|Wine Maker||Dirk Niepoort|
|Vinification||The grapes were picked at optimum ripeness, with high acidity contents and balanced sugar levels; after selection, the stalk was total. The fermentation took place in stainless steel vats with 8-15 days of skin maceration|
|Ageing||15% of the wine was aged in French oak used barrels for 12 months|
|Tasting Notes||Wonderful fresh, active aroma, and a clean precise aroma of dark cherries with some floral undertones and a spicy, balsamic rustic profile. On the palate, it is more robust than the previous year, with a markedly rustic profile|
|Enjoy||White meats. Vegetarian suggestions: noodles, pasta dishes|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
The Niepoort family has been producing Port Wine since 1842. The first estate in the Douro was bought in 1987 and Dirk Niepoort ushered in a new era in the company with the creation of the first red wine in 1991. In recent years, Niepoort has launched to itself the great challenge of interpreting other soils and climates, and acquired two properties in other regions: Dão and Bairrada