A single batch of wine, aged in two different ways gives birth to the mischievous twins, Ruby Dum and Tawny Dee. The ruby has a small amount of time in barrel then around 3 years in bottle, intensifying the sweet red cherries and blackberries that port lovers know so well.
Dirk Niepoort owns one of the most prestigious independent port houses in Portugal, kept in the family since 1842 The vines used to make this port are up to 30 years old and very low yielding. The grapes are hand picked, foot trodden and aged in large old oak casks.
When most of the Douro is owned by corporations, the personal touch makes all the difference.
Grape varieties: Field blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinto CÃ£o, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Amarela, Sous, Tinta Roriz
Alcohol level: 20%