De Krans Cape Vintage 2013

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R746 for 6 bottles

R124 per bottle

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

Great pair mates with most baked dessert or in a sauce over ice cream, great on its own or with well matured cheese.

variety : Tinta Barocca | Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barocca, Tinta Amarella, Tinta Roriz, Souzoa
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Louis van der Riet
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 92.8 g/l  pH : 3.93  ta : 5.39 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Semi Sweet  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

John Platter Wine Guide: 4½ stars 2014
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 : Well balanced tannins and acid a complied by warm alcohol will give this wine great ageing ability for 20 years plus.

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

about the harvest: Picked at 25.5° Balling.

in the cellar : Bunches are destemmed, crushed and rapidly cooled in a open fermenter. Grapes are left to spontaneously start fermenting after which at the desired sugar the fermentation is stopped by adding alcohol to the must. Skins are the pressed and the wine is matured in 12 months in concrete tanks before it matures another 10 months in 30 to 40 year old small 300liter barrels.

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