De Krans The Espresso NV 375ml

De Krans The Espresso NV 375ml

This fortified wine is dark and rich in colour, with pleasant aromas of freshly ground coffee and layers of dark fruit. It has a firm structure and a lingering, aromatic aftertaste.

Serve at room temperature with dessert, or enjoy on its own instead of coffee.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ 50% Tinta Barocca, 50% Touriga Nacional ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.5 % vol  rs : 92 g/l  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : Very accessible now with good maturation potential for 3-4 years.

in the vineyard : 2-wire trellis on poor, well-drained soils. Low yields of less than 8 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Picked at 25.5º Balling.

in the cellar : Fortified at 11º Balling with unmatured brandy spirit. 6 months wood maturation, using new, heavy toasted oak.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Tinta Barocca