Batuta Tinto, Niepoort
Organic

Batuta Tinto, Niepoort - 2016

Item # 43019 750mL
$84.96/ Single Bottle
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$509.76 $458.78/ Case of 6
Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
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Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

From north-facing sloped vineyards at elevations ranging from 350 to 750 meters above sea level. Hand-harvested then fermented with ambient yeasts in stainless steel vats and wood fermentors with a 50 day skin contact. Aged for 22 months in French barrique. A structured wine to hold and one of the handful of dry wines coming from the Niepoort estate.


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Portugal

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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