Port Niepoort, 10 Years Old Tawny, gift box
Reviews of purchase Niepoort, 10 Years Old Tawny, gift box
Port brick-red color.
Taste wine dense, full-bodied, rich, full, with great balance between sweetness, acidity and alcohol, dried fruit, rich hints of ripe fruit, a long thin aftertaste.
Amazing flavor porto filled tones of orange, mandarin and lemon peel, hints of toffee, caramel and honey, dried apricots and nuts.
Port is the perfect digestif, goes well with cheeses and chocolate desserts.
Port 10 Years Old Tawny is created from a blend of different wines averaging 10 years of age. Long Shutter Tony in small oak barrels gives it the characteristic brick color of complex aroma: fresh, persistent and refined. Thanks to the master blender José Nogueira is a balanced combination of different ages and different characteristics turned 10-year-old Tony a work of art. Grapes grown on slate soils on the farms Vinha da Pisca and Vale do Pinhao e Ferrao in the Douro region. Age of vines more than 60 years. Harvested by hand. After maceration of the skin grapes gags feet. This method is common in the production of sweet port wine and is considered the most effective for extracting the maximum components of the thin-skinned berries. Then, the fermentation is performed. Excerpt passes in small old oak barrels of 550 liters capacity in the winery cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.
A small wine company Niport, produces some of the best port, was founded in 1842 Niport family - originally from the Netherlands. Now the company is headed by a representative of the fifth generation of the family - the famous Dirk Niport, has earned high international prestige among winemakers. For a long time the family Niport purchased grapes from small farms located in the valley of kicks. But in 1988, the company purchased a vineyard, two of the highest category "A" with a total area of 30 hectares: Chianti Chianti and do Carril de Napolesh. Beyond that, the company manages another farm - Quinta do Passadoru.
In the vineyards of Niepoort dominated low yielding vines venerable age from 40 to 70 years old and some even more than 100 years. Niport adheres to the traditional method of vinification port. Here, as in the old days, workers crushed grapes feet in huge vats of granite "lagares" that allows you to get rich tannins and pigments port. Upon exposure of wines together with small barrels expensive "pipash" volume of 500-600 liters is also used large oak barrels "toneish" volume 25-35 thousand liters. As a result of the mixing of wines aged in "pipash" and "toneish" born elegant and harmonious port, to improve their quality in the bottle for decades. Niepoort company was awarded the prestigious award "Best Port Producers" in 2001 at the competition of Portuguese wines.