Tawnies with age indication, such as...
Tawnies with age indication, such as 20 years, are the result of the mixing of different wines, with an average age of 20 years. Niepoort produces Tawnies of 10, 20 and 30 years. The mastery of aging and the blending of wine are the art of Master Blender José Nogueira
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|Cast||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz|
|Total Acidity||4,35 g/dm3|
|Wine Maker||Nicholas Delaforce|
|Vinification||The Tawnies are aged in small old oak casks, (550l), in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia, over many years. The balanced marriage of the different characteristics and diverse ages is the art of the Niepoort Master Blender, José Nogueira|
|Tasting Notes||Orange hues with good depth of colour. Fabulous aromas of crystalized fruit and dried apricots which come through on the palate along with a smooth well integrated nutty alcoholic character on the finish|
|Enjoy||Dry fruits, dry nuts, almonds, raisins, peaches, apricots, etc. Desserts based on eggs, pies with dry fruits, coffee, vanilla. Slightly chilled, it can also be used as aperitif|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
|Awards||Decanter Panel Tastings 2018: 89 points|
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