The Pisca Vine was for many years...
The Pisca Vine was for many years part of the Vintage Niepoort lot. In 2007, a small amount of the Pisca grapes was put aside and the resulting wine was aged in kites. Thus emerged this Niepoort Pisca Vintage 2007
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|Cast||Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Touriga Nacional and others|
|Vinification||All vinification was carried out in lagares with 100% stems. Fermenting musts exhibited very dark colours with spectacular purple hues and wonderful acid balance|
|Tasting Notes||Fresh green aroma, with a hint of dark chocolate dominating along with subtle aromas of dark fruits. On the palate, medium sweet,wonderful fruit, with a seductive silky mid palate which is underpinned with a compact, lengthy tannin structure|
|Enjoy||Perfect with Queijo da Serra a Stilton or other blue cheeses. Egg based desserts with Pão de Ló (Portuguese sponge based cake)|
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