The eight years in old Limousin casks and old Port casks; the climatic conditions of
the Klein Karoo and the insatiable thirst of the local angels has created a brandy
brimming with ripe stone fruits, honey, herbal and floral notes and a sublimely
smooth mouth – feel and finish.
BOPLAAS POTSTILL RESERVE BRANDY 8 YEAR
The grapes are picked at 18B with an high acidity (as in Cognac). Fermentation
15 – 16 C. Fine aromas from Colombar. Left on the lease for malolactic
fermentation before distillation for more complexity.
Distilled in an old (100 year old) Santagans Copper still. Double distillation
t0 70% alcohol and aged in French oak barrels.
Wine of origin:Calitzdorp
Alcohol: 38 %
Residual sugar:4 g/l
Wood aging:8 years in a combination of French Oak Barrels &
old Port Barrels.
4 ½ stars Platter Wine Guide