At Niepoort we believe that the colour of the port should be inspired by the "ruby stone". Niepoort Ruby is fresh, young and fruity. An expressive port with great character. Ruby keeps well for several years, although the wine will not improve with age. No decanting is necessary since the wine contains no sediment. Vinification: The wine comes from low yielding old vineyards in the Cima Corgo Region of the Douro Valley. The grapes are predominantly trodden in Lagares, prior to ageing in large wooden vats at our lodges in Vila Nova de Gaia and bottled with an average age of 3 years.
Touriga Nacional,Touriga Franca,Tinto Cão,Tinta Francisca,Tinta Amarela,Sousão,Tinta Roriz
Dark red in colour, with a fresh vibrant aroma of dark fruits which follows through on the palate along with a mineral character, a youthful wine with good extract and great balance, offering superb "drinkability". Ready to drink now, after a meal, on its own or with soft cheeses.
Store and Serve Advices:
Recommended serving at a temperature of 16 to 18ºC
This Ruby is a good match with cheeses and chocolate based desserts. It can also be drunk as an aperitif, served at room temperature or slightly chilled.
Reviews and Awards:
. 88 points in CellarTracker.
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Brownish brick colour. Exuberant and intense nose with aromas of jammy fruit wel combined with aromas of black plum, liquorice and spice. Smooth and elegant...
Red with brownish glaze colour. The aroma is rich in ripe fruit with a touch of spice and vanilla notes. In the mouth is fresh, balanced, with a good...