Riebeek Cellars Cape Ruby NV

Riebeek Cellars Cape Ruby NV

Bright dark Cape Ruby port. Opulent with ripe fruit, chocolate and interesting nuances of spice on the nose. Follows through smoothly and with a lingering aftertaste.

variety : Tinta Barocca | Touriga Nacional, Shiraz
winery : Riebeek Cellars
winemaker : Alecia Boshoff
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 17.84 % vol  rs : 94.5 g/l  pH : 3.71  ta : 4.9 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  


Received *** in the June issue of Wine Magazine
Veritas 2003 - Silver
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze
Veritas 2002 - Silver
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
Diners Club Top 10
Gold - Michealangelo awards
Peter Schuls Excellence Award - Calitzdorp Port Festival
Silver - Veritas 2001
Veritas 2005 - Bronze

in the vineyard : Cellar: Riebeek Wine Cellar, Riebeek Kasteel, Riebeek Valley
Viticulturist: Hanno van Schalkwyk
Vineyard: Supplementary irrigation

about the harvest: Production:8-10 ton per hectare
Harvest detail:End of March at 28° Balling

in the cellar : Cold-soaked overnight, then inoculated with selected yeast. Wine was pumped over with force to get enough extraction, at 12 degrees Balling the wine was racked from the skins and fortified with a mixture of wine and brandy spirits. New vintage Port wine is blended with older vintage Port wine and matured in 300 litre older French barrels.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Tinta Barocca