De Krans Touriga Nacional 2008

De Krans Touriga Nacional 2008

The wine has a vibrant deep plum colour, with dense aromas of chocolate, spice, pepper, a touch of vanilla and prunes. It has a fleshy, chewy mouthful of flavours. The firm tannin structure, together with the concentrated fruit, ensures excellent maturation potential. This wine is bottled in an elegant bottle, with the label screen-printed directly on the bottle.


variety : Touriga Nacional [ 100% Touriga Nacional ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 4.5 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

-2008 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards - Gold Award
- 4 Stars: John Platter 2006
(2006 not yet rated)
- Served on SAA Business Class
2002, 2004
- Best Unusual Red (Wine & Wine-
of-the-Month Club) 2002, 2004,
2005
- Double Gold at Southern Cape
Bottled Wine Show (2001 vintage)
Wine-of-the-Month Club
Selection 2007
- Class winner Klein Karoo Young
Wine Show 2004
- Best Unusual Red: Wine 500 club
(2004 vintage)
- Bronze medal: International
Wine & Spirit Competition (2004
vintage)
- Best Value: Wine Magazine 2007
(2005 vintage)

in the vineyard : Very low yields from 10 year old vines planted on poor clay soil.

about the harvest: This Touriga Nacional 2006 was made from fully ripe grapes.

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