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Blackberry, Sour cherry, Plum, mineral, phenolic/rappy and Licorice

Fabelhaft Tinto Douro DOC Rotwein 2020 - Niepoort

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Fabelhaft Tinto Douro DOC Rotwein 2020 - Niepoort
10.48 €
0.75 liter(s) (13.97€ * / 1 liter(s))

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The vivid ruby red Niepoort Fabelhaft Douro Tinto shows purple reflections and shimmers in the glass with medium density colour. The lively fragrant nose of this red wine cuvée from Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela and other grape varieties convinces with fresh, deep and very intense aromas of wild berries, juicy blackberries and some plum. Sweet spices and spicy tea leaves blend harmoniously with the balsamic character of Fabelhaft Douro Tinto.

On the palate, the Fabelhaft Tinto reveals an elegant, voluminous and youthfully fresh taste with a perceptible mineral profile. A beautiful, lively fruit acid and soft tannins complete the balanced palate feeling.

In the Fabelhaft Tinto, not only the content but also the appearance of the red wine bottle is remarkable. For this, Dirk Niepoort chose a story by Wilhelm Busch, currently that of the raven Hans Huckebein. His life came to a bad end, not least through the consumption of alcohol, and has coined the term "unlucky raven" to this day. Fables like Huckebein's are the reason why Niepoort named this wine series Fabelhaft - and they taste like that!

With Fabelhaft Tinto, Dirk Niepoort has proven that red wines full of character from Portugal are possible at a fair price. Not only that, with his Wilhelm Busch label he has also created a wine that is immediately recognizable.

Vinification of the Fabelhaft Tinto

The harvest starts at the beginning of September, when the grapes for the Fabelhaft Douro wines are harvested with a focus on freshness, acidity and fruit. Overripe grapes should be avoided for the Fabelhaft Douro Tinto.

After selecting the grapes in the cellar, the grapes were destemmed, crushed and fermented. After the fermentation the wine matured to 15% for 12 months barriques of French oak (second allocation).

Food recommendation for the Fabelhaft wine Tinto from Niepoort

Enjoy this Portuguese red wine with pasta with spicy vegetable or meat sauces, with pizza and with beef or pork dishes.

Awards and prizes for the Niepoort Fabelhaft Douro Tinto

  • Falstaff: 91 points for 2017
  • Mundus Vini: Silver for 2016
  • Meiningers-Weinwelt: 88 points for 2016
  • Fachmagazin Weinwirtschaft: Red wine of the year
    • 2009
    • 2011
    • 2015
PROFILE
Product type: Wine
Type of Wine: Red wine
Wine Color: Red
Taste: dry
Vintage: 2020
Wine acidity in g/l: 5,4
Residual sugar in g/l: 0,6
Country: Portugal
Region: Douro & Porto (PT)
Sub region: Douro DOC (POR)
Occasion & Theme: to enjoy during the week , gift for good friends , cooking with friends , gift for customers , romantic dinner
Ageing: small barrel
Grape Variety: Tempranillo , Touriga Franca , Touriga Nacional , Trincadeira Preta
Cuvée: Rebsortencuvée
Quality Classification & Rating: DOC Denominação de Origem Controlada
Awards: Falstaff - 91 points
Soil & Location: terraces , slate
Harvest Method: Handpicked
Maturation: French Oak
Duration of maturation (in Months): 12
Aromas & Palate Notes: Blackberry , Sour cherry , mineral , phenolic/rappy , Licorice , Plum
Mouthfeel/ Texture: silky , dense
Finish: long
Optimal serving temperature in °C: 15 - 18
Style: Old World , modern , fragrant , complex
Food Pairing: dark food , spicy food
Glass Recommendation: Red Wine Glass , Bordeaux Glass
Recommendation: Team Tip
Bottle Design & Features: Bordeaux Style , innovative , modern
Bottle size in L: 0.75
Closure: Cork
storage capacity in years from the vintage year: 7
Alcohol % ABV: 13.3
Allergens and ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
Distributor: Niepoort Vinhos S.A. - Rua Cândido dos Reis 670 - 4400-071 Vila Nova de Gaia - Portugal
reviews
Sehr guter Wein. Lieferung ist gut.

| 5 Jul 2021
Jens

| 2 Dec 2020
Sehe gut, sehr schnell, vielen Danke, gerne wieder!

Sehe gut, sehr schnell, vielen Danke, gerne wieder!

| 22 Apr 2019
einer unserer Lieblingsweine

einer unserer Lieblingsweine

| 4 Jan 2018
Sehr guter Portugieser.

Auf der Suche nach einem Roten für einen entspannten Freitag Abend wurde mir von Vinello dieser Wein vorgeschlagen. Danke Vinello, ich war sehr zufrieden. :)

| 17 Nov 2017
Fabelhaft Tinto von Niepoort ist seit Jahren top

Fabelhaft Tinto von Niepoort ist seit Jahren top. Sicher ein Massenprodukt, aber die Qualität ist immer gleichbleibend. Ich mag diesen Wein und wurde noch nie enttäuscht. Vinello hat übrigens einen korkigen Wein anstandslos kostenfrei ersetzt. Sehr guter Service!

| 10 Sep 2017
Fabelhafter Portugieser

Mein fast täglicher portugiesischer Freund ;-)

| 10 Jul 2017
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