Backsberg Cape Ruby NV

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Fruit cake and raisin with notes of cherry drenched in Brandy. Old spice and leather characters, from aging in old oak barrels, linger on the finish.

A lovely apéritif before or after dinner. Also compliments very spicy meals or sweet desserts.The perfect night cap.

variety : Tinta Barocca | 66% Tinta Barocca, 34% Shiraz
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 16.73 % vol  rs : 80.6 g/l  pH : 3.91  ta : 4.9 g/l  
type : Fortified  style : Semi Sweet  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 20 - 30 years +

in the vineyard : ORIGIN Paarl
CLIMATE Mediterranean
SOIL TYPE Clay loam, high yield, 215m North-North East elevation
VITICULTURE 11 year old vineyards

about the harvest: NV

in the cellar : Very ripe fruit is selected. Fermentation is stopped mid-way, at the desired sugar level, by fortification with Backsberg Brandy. It is aged for 2-3 years in small French oak barrels.

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