De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2009/10

De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2009/10

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 [ 60% Touriga Nacional, 35% Tinta Barocca, 5% Souzao ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 92.0 g/l  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Platter Wine Guide 2011:  5 stars
Wine Magazine, June 2010: 4½ stars
Top 100 SA Wines: 2011
Champion Wine at Southern Cape Bottled Wine Show 2010
Gold medal at Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2010
Classic Wine Top 6
Novare SA Terroir Wine Award: 2012: Top Port
CAPPA Port Challenge 2012 : Gold

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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