Allesverloren Port 1997

The blend was made up of 20% Tinta Barocca, 20% Souzao, 20% Pontac and a blend of Malvasia Rey, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Francisca en Torega Nacional.


variety : Tinta Barocca | 20% Tinta Barocca, 20% Souzao, 20% Pontac, Malvasia Rey, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Francisca, Touriga Nacional
winemaker : Danie Malan
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 17.79 % vol  rs : 81.7 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2003 - Gold

in the vineyard : The Allesverloren Wine Estate is situated on the south-eastern slopes of Kasteelberg near the town of Riebeeck West and is the only registered wine estate in the Swartland district. The estate dates back to 1704 and produced its first wine in 1806. It has been in the hands of the Malan family for five generations. The present owner of this 220 hectare estate is Fanie Malan, and the winemaker is his son Danie.

The vineyards
The grapes came from vineyards situated at 270 to 340 metres above sea level. It was planted from 1954 in Malmesbury shale and was trellised. The vines were cultivated under dryland conditions.

about the harvest: The grapes were picked by hand at 26° Balling from 12 until 16 March.

in the cellar : In the cellar the juice received skin contact for 3 to 4 days and fermented with natural yeast in open tanks at 29 to 30ºC. The blend was made up of 20% Tinta Barocca, 20% Souzao, 20% Pontac and a blend of Malvasia Rey, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Francisca en Torega Nacional.

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