De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2006

De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2006

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


variety : Tinta Barocca [ 50% Tinta Barocca, 40% Touriga Nacional, 10% Souzao ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Strobel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 95.0 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Semi Sweet   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

John Platter Wine Guide: 4 stars
Gold: S.A. Young Wine Show 2004
Silver: Veritas 2004 (2002)
Value Award 2004: WINE (2002)
Served on Air Namibia
Gold medal at Southern Cape Bottled Wine Show 2006

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

about the harvest: Picked at 25.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Fortified at 10.5° Balling with only unmatured brandy spirit. 18 Months maturation in old 500 litre barrels.

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