Niepoort's philosophy has been in...
Niepoort's philosophy has been in recent decades to innovate, diversify, break taboos, maintain tradition. Thus was born the Niepoort The Senior Tawny
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|Cast||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz and others|
|Total Acidity||3,93 g/dm3|
|Vinification||The Senior Tawny comes from low yielding vineyards in the Cima Corgo region of the Douro Valley. The grapes are predominantly trodden in lagares, prior to ageing in small old oak casks at our lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia|
|Ageing||7 years in small old oak casks|
|Tasting Notes||Brick red tawny appearance; a velvety mouth feel with a fine blend of old wines giving richness balanced with younger wines giving freshness and complexity|
|Enjoy||This Tawny is a good match with cheeses and chocolate based desserts. It can also be drunk as an aperitif, served at room temperature or slightly chilled|
|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