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The Port house based in Postage (Suburb of Vila Nova de Gaia) in the Portuguese area of Douro was founded in 1842 by Eduard Kebe. The family immigrated from the Netherlands Niepoort joined in 1847 and took over the company after the death of the owner. There is still a fifth generation family owned and run by Dirk van der Niepoort. He discovered during an internship at Moevenpick in Switzerland his interest in fine wines. After a year of practice in California's wine Cuvaison 1987 he went with his father Rolf in the operation. He bought the Quinta de Napoles goods and Quinta do you Carril with some very old vines stands. The vineyards cover 25 hectares of vineyards, with the varieties Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela are Gouveio, and Rabigato Viosinho planted.Informationen zu "Niepoort (Vinhos)" im Wein-Plus Weinführer
Under the name "Redoma" a red wine and white wine made from indigenous varieties. The red wine "Batuta" is made from old vines and aged in oak barrels. The specialty port , where the house was known primarily for his tawny ports. There are also other variants such as Colheitas, and Late Bottled Vintages Vintages (LBV) is produced. Another specialty is Garrafeira (high alcohol port wine), the first five years in wooden barrels and matured for a further two years in eleven-liter carboys. Niepoort is shared with the Belgian businessman Dieter Bohrmann since 1991 involved in the winery Quinta do Passadouro. The vineyards cover 22 hectares. Among other things, here is a Single Quinta Vintage is produced.