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Niepoort Tawny Port NM

Niepoort Tawny Port NM

A subtle tawny to tantalise the taste buds.

Country

Portugal

Region

Porto

Appellation

DOC Porto

Grape

ouriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz et autres

Alcohol

19.50%

Unit

0.75l

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What we say

Black cherries and spice jump out of the glass, followed by lovely nutty, dried fruit flavours on the palate. A great port to finish dinner as the acidity is fresh and mouthwateringly moreish.

 

What they say

Niepoort tawny, with an average age of three and a half years, originates 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. Brick red/tawny in colour, with delicate nutty aromas and a hint of dried fruits. On the palate, very well balanced with a youthful fruity, luscious character, which integrates well with a long spirity finish.

 

How you say it 

Nee-port

 

About the producer Niepoort

We are an independent family business since 1842. Through five generations, the business passed successfully from one Niepoort to the next Niepoort and in most cases older and younger generation worked side by side for a long period. At this time, we are enthusiastically looking forward to the future sixth generation, anticipating close collaboration.

 

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