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Port Wine
Niepoort
Vintage 2017, 75cl
Porto

89,90
approx. £79.28

  out of stock

 20%

 2020-2050

 Serve at 16º-18º

20/20  Revista de Vinhos

 

O Produtor, tasting note published in May 27th 2018

It is a wine with a unique freshness, rare in a Port - a powerful and elegant combination with a bold, dry and long aftertaste. Due to its structure and body, Vintage 2017 announces itself as a wine with great storage potential », believes Dirk Niepoort.

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Niepoort

Speaking of wines from the north of Portugal and not mentioning the Niepoort family is almost impossible. This family of Dutch origin” lives “on the banks of the Douro for over 170 years: it was in 1842 that the first Niepoort arrived in Portugal. But it was necessary reach the fifth generation so that Dirk Niepoort has tasted the “Port of Closest Perfection.” This is Vintage 2017, a nectar where “balance, harmony, concentration, tannin quality and freshness” are the 2017 was an unusually hot year with little rainfall, but the harvest had not been as high as usual, and the cold nights helped the whole process, ”says Dirk Niepoort. of the wine that the producer considers to be the closest to perfection he has ever tasted, made from ‘old vines, aged 60 to 100 years in the Cima Corgo’, one of the demarcated sub-regions of the Douro.

As Dirk Niepoort explains, this Vintage 2017 was made “with grapes from co-planted vineyards, trodden on foot in 100% stems granite mills”. Then the wine grew old in ‘barrels in the Douro during the winter and was then moved to the wineries in Vila Nova de Gaia in March 2018,’ recalls the producer.

Allergens information

Contains sulphites.

SKU: 104491

Niepoort Vinhos

The Niepoort family has been creating Port Wines since 1842. The first property in Douro was bought in 1987 and Dirk Niepoort started a new Era in the company with the creation of the first Redoma red in 1991. In the last years Niepoort took on the great challenge of interpreting other soils and climates and acquired two properties in other regions, Dão and Bairrada. Discover the Niepoort Triangle which express the different terroirs: Schist (Douro), Limestone (Bairrada) and Granite (Dão).

Address

Niepoort Vinhos S.A.

Rua Cândido dos Reis, 670
4400-071 Vila Nova de Gaia
Portugal