Kaapzicht Bin 3 2004

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 14.2 %vol
pH - 3.39
RS - 1.9 g/l
Total Acid - 5.8 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red


Accolades

Wine Magazine 2007 Best Value Awards
2005 2004 Veritas - Silver
2005 2004 John Platter Wine Guide 2006 - 3½Stars
2006 Wine Magazine Best Value Awards - Best Value for Money Award
2006 John Platter Wine Guide 2007 - 3½Stars
2005 Mundus Vini (Germany) - "Sehr Gut" - Very Good

Tasting Notes

Wine Magazine 2007 Best Value Awards
Vibrant ruby colour with densely layered black berry fruit and chocolaty richness. Softly structured tannins underpin luscious fruit and oak vanillin’s. Well-rounded mouth feel with a lingering aftertaste.

Ageing Potential

Drink now to enjoy the fresh fruit or keep for 2 – 3 years for the development of secondary characteristics.

Blend Information

62% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Pinotage

In The Vineyard

12 and 13 year old trellised vines on R 110 rootstock were planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 7 - 8 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

Grapes were destalked and fermented with NT 112 yeast in stainless steel red wine tanks. 4 Pump overs were done each day. After malolactic fermentation the wine was oaked in French oak for 9 months.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2018 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2017 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2016 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2015 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2014 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2013 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2012 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2011 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2010 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2009 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2008 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2007 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2006 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2005 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2004 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2003 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2002 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2001 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2000 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Bin 3 1996 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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