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Niepoort Late Bottled Vintage 2017
Portugal
Douro - Portugal
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Wine Type: Port Wine (Fortified)
Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz and others
Vintage: 2017
Aging Potential: Drink now till 2025.
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 19.5%

Country: Portugal
Region: Douro

Dark ruby in colour with a red rim, this LBV brings dark chocolate aromas to the foreground, along with fruits of the forest and a spicy character. It offers medium weight on the palate with firm structure and acidity providing superb freshness and ending in a spicy, warming finish. The wine is drinking beautifully now, with great freshness and primary fruit in evidence, but it will also benefit from further cellaring for a couple of decades.

  • Brilliant red appearance with some brick red hues on the rim
  • a refined aroma of cherries along with a fine perfumed floral character and superb finesse.
  • Essentially the wine is elegant in style, but the palate is somewhat of an enigma initially the fruit and elegance on the aroma comes through on the palate but with low extract but superbly balanced and fresh, but the finish is somewhat robust, firm and with a dry tannic finish, it will be interesting to see this wine age, no doubt, in an elegant manner.
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