The grapes come from low production vineyards in the region of Cima Corgo, in the Douro Valley. A relatively young wine, which results from the blend of several harvests and ages on average three and a half years in small old oak barrels in the Niepoort cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia. It has a bright and lively color, an aroma with notes of dried fruits and a young and fruity character. It does not contain sediment and does not need to be decanted. It accompanies chocolate desserts and can be served slightly chilled as an aperitif, with pâtés or "foie gras".