Boplaas Cape Vintage Port 2003

Hints of cherry and cinnamon with plenty of smoky black fruit on the palate.


variety : Tinta Barocca [ 60% Tinta Berocca, 25% Touriga Nacional, 15% Souzao ]
winemaker : Carel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 19.5 % vol  rs : 90.0 g/l  pH : 3.75  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Fortified   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Peter Shultz Trophy - "Best Port in SA" 2005

ageing : Also has ageing potential of 10 - 15 years.

in the vineyard : Soil type: Well drained mixture of sedimentary and alluvial soil - rich in lime with high pH
Age of vines: 15 years
Trellising: Smart-Dyson
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: Harvest took place mid February at 26° Balling.

in the cellar : A traditional cocktail of Tinta Barocca, Touriga Nacional and Souzao. Fermentation was done at 28°C. It was done with open fermenters and punched down. Wood ageing was for 2 years in 500L Portugese oak.

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