De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2007

De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2007

The wine shows a vibrant plum colour, with dense aromas of prune, spice and tobacco. A fleshy, chewy mouthful of flavours, showing tannic grip, concentrated red fruit nuances, and a firm structure ensuring considerable longevity.


variety : Tinta Barocca [ 45% Tinta Barocca, 45% Touriga Nacional, 8% Souzao, 2% Tinta Roriz ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 92.0 g/l  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Double Gold medal at 2010 Veritas Awards
John Platter Wine Guide 2010, 2011: 4½ Stars
Wine Magazine: 4½ stars (May 2009)
Wine of the Month Club 2009, 2010, 2011:Winner

in the vineyard : Tinta Barocca vineyards established 29 years ago. All vineyards planted on poor, well-drained soils.

about the harvest: Picked at 26.0° Balling.

in the cellar : Fortified at 10,5º Balling with unmatured brandy spirit. 20 months in 4000 litre vats.

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