Currently the oldest in the Range, the Van Ryns Collectors Reserve 20yr potstil has complex layers of time etched into its soul. My rating: 20/25
What the makers say: Van Ryns Collectors Reserve 20yr
Nose: Fruit, spice, ripe pear, honey, raisin, prune, port
Palate: fruit cake, orange marmalade, ripe tropical fruit
Finish: rich, decadent, satin
Fruit, honey and raisins.
Spices, oak wood, complex fruit combinations
Satin indeed. warming and comforting
Total Score: 20/25
Neat in a snifter. the pinnacle of the Van Ryns Range. Intense, complex sensory experience. Best savoured slowly over quiet down time. Take the time to sip and patiently enjoy what has taken 20 years to perfect.