Douro - Portugal
1998 Colheita Niepoort Bottled in 2007 & 10 Years Old Valriz Bottled in 2018 & Porto Desintervenção Bottled maybe in 1970's
1998 Colheita Niepoort
VINIFICATION: Following the great wines of 1997, Colheita 98 shows great character, fruit and concentration (after a summer with a specially hot August). The wine used in Colheita’s 98 blending ages in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia, in small oak casks under the watchful eye of Niepoort Master Blender, José Nogueira.
TASTING NOTES: Brick red colour with some orange/brown hues and solid depth of colour. Delightful vinous aroma, well integrated with aroma of dried fruits. On the palate, shows great freshness along with subdued dried apricots and figs, leading to a lengthy spirity finish.
VINEYARDS: Vale do Pinhão and Ferrão
AVERAGE VINE AGE: Over 60 years
GRAPE VARIETIES: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz and others
HARVEST METHOD: Hand picked
FERMENTATION: Lagares (wine press tanks)/Foot treading
AGEING: Small old oak casks (550, 600l)
RESIDUAL SUGAR (G/DM3): 17.7; ALCOHOL (%) 20: BAUMÉ: 4.1 PH 3.66; TOTAL ACIDITY (G/DM3): 4.19
FOOD SUGGESTIONS: Dry fruits, dry nuts, almonds, raisins, peaches, apricots, etc. Desserts based on eggs, pies with dry fruits, coffee, vanilla. Slightly chilled it can also be used as aperitif.
Porto Valriz 10 years old
Producer: Coimbra de Mattos
Winemaker: Eng.º Jean Hugues
Castes: Tinta Amarela, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca
Alcohol: 19,72% Vol.; Sugars: 3,7º Baumé; Volatile acid: 0,59 g/dm3
Technical Winemaking: In vats of lixiviation with auto-vinificador. Probation in large casks of chustnut wood
Tasting Notes: Color: Red light golden lightly open
Aromas: Dry fruits, almond, light hazelnut, spices and vanilla
Flavor: Good balance and volume in the mouth, with flavor the spices and dried fruits
Suggestion: should be opened with antecipation to release its complex “bouquet” of aromas
Porto Desintervenção Real Companhia Velha
A rare and excellent Port Tawny
All bottles are in excellent condition and with Original Cartridge Box.
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