NIEPOORT BATUTA 2014
Touriga Franca | Tinta Roriz | Rufete | Malvazia Preta | Old Vines
It was first released in 1999 with the intention of revealing an impressive yet elegant Douro wine. "Batuta", meaning the baton used by na orchestral conductor, proved to be the perfect name. The grapes come mainly from Quinta do Carril, a north-facing vineyard more than 70 years old, near Quinta de Nápoles and also from two other vineyeards over 100 years old, planted at na altitude of 750 metres.
Ageing: 22 months in French oak barrels, 228l, 25% new