Boplaas Cape Tawny Port NV

Boplaas Cape Tawny Port NV

Complex with nutty, caramel and chocolate/orange tones. Sleek, balancing candied peel tang and spirit. Long and lingering aftertaste that just keeps getting better.

Best serve ice cold in the summer with ice cream, or in front of a fireplace with a gorgonzola blue cheese platter and preserved green figs. Cape Tawny Port can be served as a nightcap after a meal or as an aperitif as the guests arrive.

variety : Tinta Barocca [ 100% Tinta Barocca ]
winemaker : Carel Nel / Margaux Nel
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 19 % vol  rs : 95 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.3 g/l  
type : Fortified   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas Awards 2011 - Double Gold
4 1/2 Stars Platter Wine Guide 2011
Port of the Year – South African Airways 2010/2011
Best Cape Tawny Class Winner - Cape Port Challenge 2011

ageing : Enjoy now or within the next 5 years

in the vineyard : Soil type: Well drained mixture of sedimentary and alluvial soil - rich in lime with high pH
Age of vines: 20 years
Trellising: Smart-Dyson
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: Harvest the grapes at 26ºB with a yield of 6-8ton/ha. Young Touriga Nacional Vines planted in ’97 and Old Tinta Barocca Vines planted in ’68.

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