KWV Classic Collection Cape Tawny NV

KWV Classic Collection Cape Tawny NV

Extended wood maturation resulted in a beautiful amber colour with orange zest, dried fruit, caramel and nuttiness on the nose. This full flavoured wine explodes with fruit, marzipan and toffee on the palate, with a well balanced sweet finish.

Serve chilled before a meal or with cheese and chocolates after a meal.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ Tinta Barocca, Cinsaut, SouzĂ o ]
winemaker : The Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 17.50 % vol  rs : 128.03 g/l  pH : 3.50  ta : 5.42 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


Double Gold - Veritas Wine Awards 2019
Silver - Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2019
Double Gold - Veritas Wine Awards 2013
Gold - International Wine and Spirits Competition 2013
Gold - International Wine and Spirits Competition 2013
Gold - Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
Diamond Award: Port Category - Winemakers' Choice Awards 2012
Double Gold - Veritas Wine Awards 2012
Diamond Status - Winemakers' Choice Awards 2012
Gold - Michelangelo CCL Label International Wine Awards 2012
Bronze - Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show
Silver - Decanter World Wine Awards 2012
Double Gold - Veritas 2011 Wine Awards

in the vineyard : About the area
South Africa's vineyards are mostly situated in the Western Cape near the coast. This is the southernmost region of the African continent, and has a Mediterranean type climate and diverse soils perfectly suited to quality grape production.

in the cellar : Winemaking
Specially selected grapes were harvested, destemmed and inoculated with yeast. The wine was allowed to ferment until the desired sugar level was reached and then fortied with natural wine spirits to stop the fermentation. The resulting wine was then matured in French oak barrels.

Maturation: 8 - 10 years in a combination of 300 litre and 500 litre French oak barrels.
Varietals: Tinta Barocca + Cinsaut + Souzão.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Tinta Barocca