Niepoort Colheita 2004

Year 2004 - 0,75 liter - 20% ABV
€ 59,60 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
in stock
Article: Niepoort Colheita 2004
Country: Portugal
Region: Douro, Vale do Pinhão and Ferrão
Producer: Niepoort (Vinhos) S.A.
Vintage: 2004
Barrel: Matured for at least 7 years in "Pipas" (small wooden barrels).
Grape variety: Sousão, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional and others.
Alcohol: 20%
Residual sugar: 110.00 g/l
Acid: 4.55 g/l
Colour: Lager red and brick-red reflexes and a brownish edge.
Flavour: Very beautiful, velvety soft bouquet with wood flavours of the long barrel development, notes after dried apricots and caramel.
Taste: At the palate still very present.
Finish: Expressive, long finish with large depth.
Drinking temperature: 18° C
Drink recommendation: As apéritif it matches excellently foie gras. He harmonizes with Créme brûlée and in principle with all desserts with dried fruits or nuts particularly well. Expressiv, long finish with large depth. To blue cheese and hard cheese.

These special kind of port, called Colheita (the word means in the Portuguese language harvest), are ports from a year which is appreciated by the port institute as "good".
As opposed to Vintage Ports Colheitas mature in the wooden barrel for at least seven years; as of the eighth year they may be drawn on bottle. Their colour is tawny to amber brown, the taste is firm tasty. The crop year and the bottling date are always noted on the bottle.       

Allergens: Sulphites
Further details
Country of origin: Portugal
Company: Niepoort (Vinhos), S.A.
Address: Rua Cândido dos Reis, 670 4400-071 Vila Nova de Gaia Portugal