Cape Winemakers Guild

Boplaas Cape Vintage Auction Reserve 2016

Crafted from four old vine Portuguese varietals, hand harvested at optimal ripeness and fermented in lagars with intense manual pigeage to extract optimal avour, colour and tannins prior to forti cation with wine spirit and matured for two years in old, large format French oak barrels before bottling unfined and unfiltered.

Tasting Notes: A bouquet of crushed black berry, tart cranberry, kirsch and purple plums with bright allspice top notes, intermingled with fynbos and savoury undercurrents.

Winemaker: Carel Nel

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 4 000.00
  • Lowest: R 2 800.00
  • Average: R 3 256.00


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 104
  • Cases Auctioned 36


  • Alc: 18.84 vol%
  • RS: 105.80 g/l
  • TA: 5.40 g/l
  • pH: 3.49

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