La Cotte Port 2000

Not to dry with dense fruit, youthful plumy, chocolate character with nicely integrated wood.

Perfect for after dinner.

variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winemaker : Deon Truter
wine of origin : Franschhoek
analysis : alc : 19.0 % vol  rs : 50.4 g/l  ta : 5.84 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Sweet  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded

ageing : This port will develop and should be at it's best within 5-10 years of the vintage.

about the harvest: Harvested by hand when sugar is 24°B.

in the cellar : Fermented at 27ºC for five days, till 12ºB. Grapes are then pressed, and free run and press juice are fortified with brandy spirits. Port matured in Medium Toasted French oak barrels for 40 months.

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