Boplaas Red Dessert

Sweet spicy blend of Muscadel and Tinta Barocca Port. Jasmine perfume, warm stewed fruit notes.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ 50% Tinta Barocca, 50% Muscadel ]
winemaker : Carel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 17,47 % vol  rs : 160 g/l  pH : 3,92  ta : 4,39 g/l  
type : Dessert   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Can drink now or within the next 10 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 in March at 26° Balling Tinta Barocca and 24° Balling Muscadel.

in the cellar : Fermentation was done at 28°C. It was done with open fermenters and punched down. Wood ageing was for 2 years in 225 l oak.

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