The grapes for Ruby Niepoort come...
The grapes for Ruby Niepoort come from old, low-yielding vineyards in the Cima Corgo region of the Douro Valley. Aging in large wooden barrels in the cellars of Niepoort, in Vila Nova de Gaia
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|Cast||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz and others|
|Wine Maker||José Nogueira|
|Vinification||The grapes are predominantly trodden in Lagares, prior to ageing in large wooden vats at our lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia and bottled with an average age of 3 years|
|Ageing||3 years in wodden vats|
|Tasting Notes||Dark red in colour, with a fresh vibrant aroma of dark fruits which follows through on the palate along with a mineral character, a youthful wine with good extract and great balance, offering superb drinkability|
|Enjoy||Ready to drink now, after a meal, by itself or with soft cheeses|
|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