1997 Niepoort

Niepoort

96Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£369.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
96
Critic Notes

Thick and jammy, with loads of blackberry and plum character. Full, very sweet and round. Caresses your palate. Very fruit-driven, but lots of tannin structure as well. Sneaks up on you with the power. Was a bodybuilder, but now a long distance runner. Love it. '77/'85/'97 blind Port retrospective. Best after 2012. 4,000 cases made. – James Suckling , Wine Spectator 2008

Score: 96-/100Wine Spectator
F+R Opinion
2017 Vintage Port Release and Vertical Tasting with Dirk Niepoort
“The 2017 vintage is the best wine I ever did”…. A bold claim from the larger-than-life Dirk Niepoort - made none the less impactful by the laughing concession that he had said the same of his 2015, 2011 and 2005 vintages. 2005 and 2011 vintages were universally declared, whilst the 2015 was a more limited vintage for declarations from the ...
ON April 26, 2019
Product details
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Portugal
Region
Port
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Sweet
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Fortified wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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