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MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos - Niepoort
Orange jam, Raisins, Honey, Almond and Nutmeg

MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos - Niepoort

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In the glass, the MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos from Niepoort reveals a dense platinum yellow color. Swirling the wine glass, this fortified wine reveals a high density and richness, which can be seen in the strong stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. On the nose, this Niepoort Fortified Wine reveals all kinds of orange jam and raisins. As if that wasn't already impressive, the ageing in large wooden barrels adds almonds, honey and nutmeg.

The powerful Niepoort MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos reveals an incredibly fruity taste on the palate, which is not least due to its residual sweet taste profile. On the palate, the texture of this powerful sweet wine is wonderfully velvety and dense. The fruit acidity of MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos is pleasantly rounded, making this wine wonderfully smooth. On the finish, this fortified wine from the Douro & Porto wine-growing region, which is easy to age, finally impresses with its exceptional length. There are again hints of orange jam and raisins. Mineral notes from the slate and granite-dominated soils are added to the finish.

Vinification of the MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos from Niepoort

The basis for the powerful MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos from Portugal are grapes from the Moscatel grape variety. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Douro & Porto. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of slate and granite. The MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Portuguese wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. The fact that Moscatel grapes thrive in a warm climate also has a major influence on the ripening of the grapes. Among other things, this results in particularly well-ripened grapes and a rather high alcohol content in the wine.

Recommendation for the MosCatel do Douro 5 Anos from Niepoort

This Portuguese wine is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It goes perfectly with banana trifle in a glass, almond milk jelly with lychees or pear and lime strudel.

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    Product type:
    Type of Wine:
    Fortified Wine
    Style of Wine:
    Sweet wine
    Wine colour:
    White
    Taste:
    Occasion and theme:
    Digestif , Cooking with Friends , Gift for customers
    Wine acidity in g/l:
    3,7
    Residual sugar (approx.) in g/l:
    110,0
    Country:
    Portugal
    Cultivation area:
    Douro & Porto (PT)
    Sub-region:
    Douro DOC (PT)
    Grape Variety:
    Cuvée:
    monovarietal
    Maturation:
    concrete vat , large wood
    Maturation time in mon.:
    5
    Quality Classification & Rating:
    DOC Denominação de Origem Controlada
    Soils & Special layers:
    slate , granite
    Aroma:
    Honey , Almond , Nutmeg , Orange jam , Raisins
    Mouthfeel/ Texture:
    velvety , dense
    Reverberation / Finish:
    very long
    Style:
    Old World , Warm Climate Winegrowing Region
    Optimal serving temperature in °C:
    8 - 10
    Food Pairing:
    Desserts
    Suitable wine glas:
    Dessert wine glass
    Bottle size in l:
    0,75
    Bottle Design & Features:
    Bordeaux Style , classic
    Closure:
    Cork
    storage capacity in years from the vintage year:
    8
    Alcohol % ABV:
    19.5
    Allergens and ingredients:
    contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide
    Distributor:
    Niepoort Vinhos S.A. - Rua Cândido dos Reis 670 - 4400-071 Vila Nova de Gaia - Portugal
    Item.-nr:
    70009-PT-FW-MO-0011-NV
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