Inspired by an old idea of his father Rolf Niepoort, Dirk joined Alvaro de Castro to blend the perfect wine. The blend of the different characteristics created an impressive wine with the freshness and elegance of Dao and the concentration and fine tannins of Douro.
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|Cast||Jaen, Tourigo, Alfrocheiro, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinto Cão|
|Tasting Notes||Its minerality and superb acidity lend the wine freshness and balance, with a very long and vivacious finish – it’s the power of the Douro and the elegance of the Dão in perfect harmony!|
|Enjoy||Very good with duck rice or game, aswell as stews|
|Vinification||A large quantity of the Dão component was vinified in lagares. Approximately half of the Douro component was vinified in a fermentation tank and the rest in a traditional granite lagar where the must was foot-stomped and left to macerate for a short time|
|Ageing||21 monthsin French oak barriques|
|Wine Maker||Dirk Niepoort|
|Total Acidity||5,9 g/dm3|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|