Morgenhof Estate Cape Vintage Port 1998

This wine has a deep ruby red colour, almost black with a slight brown tint. The nose shows a complex combination of the following flavours: cassis, prunes, meatiness, nuttiness and wood. The palate is full bodied, sweet, has lots of lovely fruit tannins and the following dominant flavours; liquorice, spice and cassis fruit. The wine has a very good integration with the spirits. Port goes well with cheese and some rich chocolate desserts. This is a port that very well can be drunk on its own or as lots of people like with a cigar.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ Tinta Barocca ]
winemaker : Rianie Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 19.07 % vol  rs : 96.0 g/l  pH : 3.82  ta : 5.3 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

2001 Veritas - Double Gold

ageing : This wine will benefit by further bottle maturation in good cellar-facilities for up to 10-12 years and should reach its full potential by 2008.

in the vineyard : The Tinta Barocca vineyard is 28 years old on mainly West-facing slopes.

in the cellar : This port has spent 2 years in old 225L French barrels. The wine has been re-fortified just before bottling.

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