Daily Wine 6/13/2017

Niepoort Charme 07 Tinto
A rich, fresh and elegant wine with notes of macerated strawberries, fresh red cherries, mushrooms, truffles, tea leaves, and tobacco. Velvety tannins and great intensity.

Daily Wine 6/13/17:

Niepoort – Charme – Tinto – Douro – 2007

  • Charme is a rare wine from the Douro because of its elegance and mature tannins in such a warm growing region.
  • This wine is sourced from the Vale Mendiz in the Pinhão Valley.
  • The wine is dominated by the grapes Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca, but includes others.
  • Malolactic fermentation (the conversion of malic acids to lactic acids) occurs inside barrels.
  • Charme is aged for 16 months in French Oak.
  • The Niepoort family has owned this business independently since 1842 and makes incredible port wines, red wines, white wines, and is always experimenting with new wines, vineyards, and countries.
  • Eduard Dirk Niepoort and Verena Niepoort are part of the fifth generation and has become one of the elite Port Wine producers in the Portugal.
  • Pair this with game and mushroom dishes.

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Douro, Portugal

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