Simonsvlei Port 1994

A Tinta Barocca, Pinotage and Shiraz blend. Rich, complex flavours like cinnamon and biscuit. Slightly smoky and deliciously fruity. Enjoy with desserts.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ Tinta Barocca ]
winemaker : Philip Louw
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 17.32 % vol  rs : 102.4 g/l  pH : 3.42  ta : 4.6 g/l  va : 0.23 g/l  so2 : 66 mg/l  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Ready to enjoy now but can be stored successfully for many years.

in the vineyard : Age of vines: 15-25 years
Rootstock: Varies
Soil type: Granite
Trellis system: Varies
Irrigation: None

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand in February and March.
Yield: 8-12 Tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushing: Destalked and crushed
Type of tanks: Stainless Steel tanks
Fermentation: Ferment seperate on skins, fortify with 83% spirits
Barrel ageing: 12 months in French Oak
Malolactic: None
Fining: Egg white
Filtration: Kieselghur & sheet
Stabilisation: -5ºC for 3 days

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