De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2012

De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2012

A fine, full-flavoured classic port, with rich coffee/chocolaty flavours and complex structure.


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 : 19.5 % vol  rs : 94.0 g/l  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Semi Sweet  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

John Platter Wine Guide: 4½ stars 2013
John Platter Wine Guide: 4 stars
Wine Magazine: 3½ stars (June 2010)
Gold: S.A. Young Wine Show 2008
Served on Air Namibia

ageing : Should improve for a further 10 years or more.

in the vineyard : 2-wire trellis on poor, well-drained soil.

about the harvest: Picked at 25.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Fortified at 11º Balling with only unmatured brandy spirit. 16 Months maturation in old 500 litre barrels.

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