Niepoort Crusted Port

Niepoort Crusted Port

Item # 39176 750mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
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$179.76 $161.78/ Case of 6

Tasting Notes

Crusted port is a special category. Tawny in color, with aromas of dried apricots and crystallized tangerine peel well integrated with a nutty character. The name comes from the sediment (crust) that is more often found in ruby or vintage ports. Traditionally, Crusted Port is selected from wines of vintage quality, from two or three harvests, undergoes no fining or filtration prior to bottling and is released three years after bottling. This Port is most appealing in its youth but will also benefit from several years of ageing, during which the bottle should be stored lying down. Decanting is recommended before serving.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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