1997 Niepoort Vintage Port

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  • Port
  • 750ML
  • WS 96
  • IWC 90

Reviews for 1997 Niepoort Vintage Port

WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2008
Thick and jammy with loads of blackberry and plum character. Full very sweet and round. Caresses your palate. Very fruit-driven but lots of tannin structure as well. Sneaks up on you with the power. Was a bodybuilder but... Thick and jammy with loads of blackberry and plum character. Full very sweet and round. Caresses your palate. Very fruit-driven but lots of tannin structure as well. Sneaks up on you with the power. Was a bodybuilder but now a long distance runner. Love it. '77/'85/'97 blind Port retrospective. Best after 2012. 4000 cases made. -JS
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2000
Saturated dark ruby. Superripe aromas of cassis baking chocolate flowers and walnut skin; hints at a more evolved tawny port aspect. Supersweet and velvety in the mouth; very concentrated with ripeness just short of... Saturated dark ruby. Superripe aromas of cassis baking chocolate flowers and walnut skin; hints at a more evolved tawny port aspect. Supersweet and velvety in the mouth; very concentrated with ripeness just short of raisiny. Possesses decent acidity but could use a bit more verve. This lush harmonious wine is deceptively approachable today; does it have the backbone for extended development in bottle?