The Vintage Port maintains the...
The Vintage Port maintains the tradition of Niepoort to create balanced ports with great concentration, being both fine and delicate. This is the case of this excellent Niepoort Vintage 2005
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|Cast||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão and Tinta Roriz|
|Vinification||Overripe and dry grapes were taken out to reassure the finesse of the wine. Vinha da Pisca (very old vineyard) with notes of coffee and black berries gave the final blend the desired freshness|
|Tasting Notes||Fine, elegant, mineral but not balsamic, the floral and fruity character are enhanced. The taste continues fine, although it's a tannic wine. Rich but not excessive and with a long spicy aftertaste. Impressive finesse even though robust|
|Enjoy||Perfect with Queijo da Serra, a Stilton or other blue cheeses. Egg based desserts with Pão de Ló (Portuguese sponge based cake)|
|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