De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2001

De Krans Cape Vintage Port 2001

A fine full-flavoured classic Port with rich coffee / chocolatey flavours and complex structure, which should improve for a further 10 years or more.


variety : Tinta Barocca [ 60% Tinta Barocca, 30% Touriga Nacional, 10% Tinta Roriz, Souzao ]
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 18.5 % vol  rs : 94.0 g/l  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Fortified   wooded
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : 2-wire trellis on poor, well-drained soil. 23 year old Tinta Barocca vines with low yields less than 8 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Picked at 25º Balling.

in the cellar : Fortified at 10.5º Balling with only unmatured brandy spirit. 16 months maturation in old 500 litre barrels.

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