Niepoort Docil Branco Loureiro

Country: 
Portugal
Region: 
Vinho Verde
Item code: 
PNP167
Vintage: 
2017
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Vinho Verde
Wine type: 
White
Organic: 
Practicing
Niepoort
Varietals: 
Loureiro
The vineyards are located in the Valley Lima in Vinho Verde with an average age of 20+ years. The wine is made from 100% Loureiro which is a white variety native to this region.
The vineyards are at 150 meters above sea level
Granitic soils
Practicing organic, hand harvested.
The wine is fermented in stainless steel with wild yeast and then aged on the lees in tank for 5 months. No malolactic.
5 months on lees in stainless steel.
2,000 cases
Beautiful aromatics of soft white flowers and exotic citrus with some medium concentration of mandarin and clementine fruit on the palate and at the same time a waft of fresh acidity as a counterpoint. Superb balance.
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