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Niepoort 'Docil' Loureiro 2011
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Niepoort 'Docil' Loureiro 2011

 
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"The 2011 DOCIL is a Loureiro from its traditional sub-region around Ponte de Lima. The brand was formerly called Girasol. Niepoort has a touch with Vinho Verde, which is no surprise. I’ve loved this bottling each time I’ve seen it. Rather dense for Loureiro, with a beautiful, lingering finish, it is fresh and pure, laced with minerality and long on the finish. It maintains the elegance expected of this grape, but it sure ... read more
Item ID: #13456
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Advocate 91
"The 2011 DOCIL is a Loureiro from its traditional sub-region around Ponte de Lima. The brand was formerly called Girasol. Niepoort has a touch with Vinho Verde, which is no surprise. I’ve loved this bottling each time I’ve seen it. Rather dense for Loureiro, with a beautiful, lingering finish, it is fresh and pure, laced with minerality and long on the finish. It maintains the elegance expected of this grape, but it sure seems solid as well as sunny. This is a beauty. I bet it ages fairly well, too, and likely better than 2010. There were 20,000 bottles produced. Drink now-2016."~MS

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