Die Krans Vintage Reserve Port 1999

The wine shows a vibrant plum colour, with dense aromas of prune, spice and tobacco. A fleshy, chewy mouthful of flavours, showing tannic grip, concentrated red fruit nuances, and a firm structure ensuring considerable longevity.


variety : Tinta Barocca | 50% Tinta Barocca, 37% Touriga Naçional, 10% Souzão, 3% Tinta Roriz
winery : De Krans Wines
winemaker : Boets & Stroebel Nel
wine of origin : Calitzdorp
analysis : alc : 19.5 % vol  rs : 94 g/l  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Fortified  

ageing : Fot next 10 to 20 years.

in the cellar : A blend of 50% Tinta Barocca, 30% Touriga Nacional, 15% Souzao, 5% Tinta Roriz. Tinta Barocca Vineyards established 26 years ago. All vineyards planted on poor, well-drained soils. Picked at 26.0ºBalling. Fortified at 10,5ºBalling with unmatured brandy spirit. 16 months in 4000 liter vats.
Gold: S.A. Young Wine Show 1999
Overall Champion Wine at Klein Karoo Young Wine Show 1999
Gold Medal at Veritas 2000

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