Niepoort, Charme, Cima Corgo 2012
Star buy of 2015
Coffee and caramel aromas lead on to a palate of dark cherry, plum and liquorice with a faint floral hint. Medium bodied with juicy fruits and firm tannins. Finishes a bit rustic with peppery spice.
Decanter average score for Niepoort : 18.5/20pts
Tight, well-defined, crunchy red fruits with subtle plum-skin tartness and pronounced minerality. Fluid tannins accentuate the fine, long finish.
Price: UK – £66 Bottle Apostle, Corks of Cotham, Fortnum & Mason, Highbury Vintners, Wadebridge Wines, Woodwinters. US – $61.99 Saratoga Wine Exchange