Five 5-stars in a row for Boplaas
25 November 2010 by Boplaas Family Vineyards
Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp got the 5th 5 star for a Vintage Port in 5 years in the Platter Wine Guide.
Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp got the 5th 5 star for a Vintage Port in 5 years in the Platter Wine Guide. The Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 all got 5 stars in Platter. In addition the 1980, 1997 and Vintner's Reserve and Non-Vintage Cape Tawny Ports all got 5 stars in the last 6 years.
The 2005 Reserve also received several other accolades like a Double Gold from Veritas and Michelangelo and the 2006 Reserve a Double Gold Veritas and 5 star in Wine Magazine.
The Boplaas Cape Tawny received the trophy for Port of the Year from S.A.A. in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010.
Boplaas use traditional Portuguese cultivars like Touriga Nacional and Tinta Barocca for making world class ports.