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  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Julia Harding MW
8 May 2014
 


Niepoort LBV ports, made in the style once designated 'traditional', ie the produce of a single year, bottled 4-6 years after harvest and unfiltered, are unusual in their capacity for long ageing, as rather whimsically demonstrated by Dirk Niepoort at a tasting in London of eight vintages, from 1975 to 2009. This is definitely not the style of…