De Krans Cape White Port NV

This port has a yellow-gold colour with a lovely spicy, nutty richness on the nose and a lively, dry finish, with plenty of grip. An excellent alternative to sherry as an aperitif.

It should be served slightly chilled, especially in the warm summer months.

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.5 % vol  rs : 65 g/l  ta : 5.1 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
Best Cape White Port in South Africa (Wine 2002)
3 Stars in John Platter Wine Guide 2004, 2010
Silver: Southern Cape Bottled Wine Show
in the vineyard : Old vines on sandy-loam soils. Low yields.

about the harvest: Picked at 25° Balling.

in the cellar : Fermented on the skins, regularly punching the cap. Fortification with unmatured brandy spirit. Wood-matured for an average of one year in old 500 litre barrels.

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