The Niepoort Drink Me Tintoboasts a beautiful, intense hue, revealing violet tones when swirled. Floral aromas combine with notes of red berries and a subtle minty character which lends the wine complexity and freshness.The palate is wonderfully round and elegant, with pronounced acidity.
Dirk Niepoort’s idea behind the ‘Drink Me’ label was to create an easy drinking red but without compromising the complexity, minerality and depth of classic Douro wines.
After fermentation about half the wine is aged in oak for six months, while the remainder matured in stainless steel and this gives a good balance between fresh fruitiness and a touch of silky elegance.This is an uncomplicated red wine from the Douro Valley. A wine which shows off its origins and its abundance of grape varieties in an elegant, fresh and easy-drinking interpretation of the terroir.
Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela
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