Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nactional
Vineyards & Viticulture
Made in celebration of Niepoort's 170th anniversary, this "Vinho Velho" (Old Wine) is based on pre-phylloxera wines. Very concentrated and with unlimited longevity. Only 999 bottles were made, a real treasure that is unique for its rarity and quality.
Harvest & Vinification
Using a very fine 1863 port as the base wine, aged in cask until 1972, then blended and further aged in glass demijohns (dark-green glass bottles ranging from 8 to 11 Liters) in Vila Nova de Gaia until being bottled in 2013. VV was created by Eduard Marius van der Niepoort, Dirk's grandfather, at the beginning of the 20th century. Residual sugar is 135.3 g/L.