Niepoort Colheita Port 2004, fine, quality Port, elegant, traditional. Colheita are basically single vintage Tawny Ports and are excellent value as they tend to loose out to Vintage wines. Niepoort Colheita Port ages for a minimum of 7 years in lodge pipes (pipas, 500-550 litre old barrels), they have to show the vintage year and the year the wine was bottled on the label. Niepoort do Colheita very well and only in the best vintages.
|Wine Type||Port, Sherry and other Fortified Wine|
|Wine Style||Full bodied|
|Grapes||Other local variety, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional|
|Maturation||7 years ageing in Pipes|
|Total Sulphur||Below 50mg/l|
|Annual Production||0 - 5,000 bottles|
|Ageing Potential||These Ports are designed to be drunk once in bottle having aged a long time in barrels. That said, they will certainly continue to stay well in bottle. Once opened, they will keep well, keep in cool place.|