Swartland Vintage Port 2007

This earthy bouquet has underlying spice flavours and mineral complexity, while the palate is rich, full and soft with a lingering aftertastes.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ Tinta Barocca, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 21.0 % vol  rs : 96.0 g/l  pH : 3.78  ta : 4.5 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Terroir: Vineyards growing on the eastern slopes of the Paardeberg in the Swartland region. The grapes are harvested from old bushvine vineyards that that offers berries with concentrated fruit flavours.
Climate: The Swartland falls within the coastal winter rainfall area, moderated by cool Atlantic breezes.
Annual rainfall: 400mm average.

about the harvest: The grapes are picked at 26º Balling and fermented to 15° Balling.

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