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 30 years.
Niepoort tasting note: "Deep brown colour with a brown rim and a touch of green - very characteristic in old Tawny Ports. On the nose, a wine from another era, but very much alive with a fabulous concentration of coffee and liqueur which comes through on the palate with great spirity finish.
Origin: Douro, Portugal
Grapes: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Cao,
Tinta Amarela, Sousão (average vine age of over 30 years)