Niepoort, Fabelhaft Branco 2019 Bottle size: 750ml

Portugal, Douro
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R185

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'In order to emphasise the Douro character in this white wine, we sourced vineyard blocks growing at higher altitudes, planted with indigenous grape varieties in mica-schist soils, which express the true, stony character of this valley. By fermenting the fruit in stainless steel tanks, we were able to obtain both complexity and lightness in the wine.' – Niepoort

Tasting notes:
'The 2019 viticultural year was very balanced, with medium to high yields in the Douro region. The bunches were able to ripen slowly and retain the necessary acidity levels to produce balanced and refreshing wines. The Branco 2019 is a great example of the Niepoort style: austere and deeply mineral. This is a fresh white wine with herbaceous and citrusy notes on the nose as well as a youthful character which nevertheless promises great ageing potential. Overall, a wine of great finesse and elegance, ending in an electric finish which will linger enticingly in your mind.' – Winemaker

Alc: 12.4% | RS: 1.3 g/L | TA: 5.3 g/L | PH: 3.14

About Niepoort:
The Niepoort family has been creating Port Wines since 1842. Dirk Niepoort, fifth generation, is the head of the business after his father, Rolf’s retirement in 2005. Dirk is a pioneer of table wines in Portugal and, as with all Dirk’s projects around the world, his focus is on traditionally made wines that offer elegance while showcasing terroir. Dirk ‘helped transform the region and the way the world thinks about wine’ says Wine & Spirits Magazine about Dirk and his role in the Douro. His wines transcend the extreme heat of the Douro and display great freshness and elegance.
More Information
Alcohol 12.4%
Technical analysis RS: 1.3 g/L | TA: 5.3 g/L | PH: 3.14
Variety Blend
Blend information Rabigato, Códega do Larinho, Gouveio, Dona Branca, Viosinho, Bical and others
Winemaker Dirk Niepoort
Body Light-bodied
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Producer information The Niepoort family has been creating Port Wines since 1842. Dirk Niepoort, fifth generation, is the head of the business after his father, Rolf's retirement in 2005. Dirk is a pioneer of table wines in Portugal and, as with all Dirk's projects around the world, his focus is on traditionally made wines that offer elegance while showcasing terroir. Dirk 'helped transform the region and the way the world thinks about wine' says Wine & Spirits Magazine about Dirk and his role in the Douro. His wines transcend the extreme heat of the Douro and display great freshness and elegance.
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