Swartland Port 2008

Red with an intense raisin and sweet toffee flavour on the nose. The palate is soft, full and round with ripe fruit. The alcohol blends in well to ensure a nicely balanced Port.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ Tinta Barocca ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 90.6 g/l  pH : 4.0  ta : 4.29 g/l  so2 : 105 mg/l  
type : Dessert  style : Sweet  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 8 years

in the vineyard : Soil: Grown on the foothills of the Kasteelberg with medium potential soils of decomposed granite.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area. Warm, dry summers, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: Tinta Barocca is specially picked with sugars above 25ยบ Balling.

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