Cape View Classic Red 2003

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cinsaut
Alcohol - 14.16 %vol
pH - 3.63
RS - 2.1 g/l
Total Acid - 5.6 g/l


Type - Red

Tasting Notes

Rich ruby colour with succulent red and black berry fruit on the nose; a good dash of oak aromatics adds sweet complexity. Medium bodied with well rounded ripe tannins and plump fruit providing an easy drinking, juicy mouthful.

Ageing Potential

3 – 6 years

Blend Information

35.4% Cinsaut, 29.8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25.6% Merlot, 9.2% Shiraz

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 8 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT112 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks. Some French oak staves were used in the tanks to give the wine some complexity.

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