De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2003

De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2003

A fine, full-flavoured classic Port, with rich coffee/chocolatey flavours and complex structure, which should improve for a further 10 years or more.


variety : Tinta Barocca [ 55% Tinta Barocca, 35% Touriga Nacional, 10% Souzao ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 95.0 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

John Platter Wine Guide: 4 stars
Gold: S.A. Young Wine Show 2003
Veritas 2005 - Bronze

ageing : Will improve in the next 10 years.

in the vineyard : 2-wire trellis on poor, well-drained soil. 23 year old Tinta Barocca vines with low yields of less than 8 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : Picked at 25,5ºBalling. Fortified at 10,5ºBalling with only unmatured brandy spirit. 18 Months maturation in old 500 l barrels.

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