8 x NV Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintners Reserve Bin 1880 (375ml), Provenance: Restaurant Mosaic Wine Cellar Collection
The Nels of Boplaas have prided themselves on crafting the finest fortified wines possible from Portuguese varietals, applying traditional techniques and bottling wines to offer enjoyment decades from harvest. The Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintners Reserve is the pinnacle of their pursuit of fortified perfection – crafted from only the finest hand harvested fruit from low-yielding vines patiently matured in barrel for more than a decade, masterfully blended, bottled in limited quantities and destined for sheer enjoyment. Combining wines spending a minimum of a decade in old Port Pipes (475 liter barrels).
It exudes a bewildering array of aromatics of bright wood spice, brandy soaked marmalade, eucalyptus honey & hints of vanilla, Madeira sugar and the defining ranch notes of a fine Tawny. The palate is luscious, complex and lingering with a lilt of acidity and dry edge to the finish making for a pleasurable experience.