At Niepoort different vintages age separately in small oak barrels at Vila Nova de Gaia to be joined together by master blender Jose Nougeira, which results into a Tawny Port with an average age of 20 years.
Niepoort tasting note: "Brick red/brown appearance interspersed with Orange hues with good depth of colour. Fabulous aromas of crystalized fruit and dried apricots which come through on the palate along with a smooth well integrated nutty alcoholic character on the finish."
Origin: Douro, Portugal
Grapes: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Cao,
Tinta Amarela, Sousão (average vine age of 60 years)