Cape View Rouge De Kaap 2001

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 13.64 %vol
pH - 3.54
RS - 3.2 g/l
Total Acid - 5.7 g/l


Type - Red

Tasting Notes

A cheerful, young unwooded red wine with a deep colour with youthful purple glints. An open fresh, juicy red berry nose is dominant. Fruity, supple tannins, round and very smooth and soft for easy drinking. A lively wine which may be enjoyed in its youth or cellared for a year or two.

Ageing Potential

4 – 6 years

Blend Information

53.85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34.49% Shiraz, 11.66% Cinsaut

Food Suggestions

Good with informal foods such as pizza, pasta, grilled sausages, traditional braai or beef casserole.

In The Vineyard

Soil: Estcourt type
Yield: 8 ton per HA

In The Cellar

The red cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT 112 was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks.

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Cape View Rouge De Kaap 2001 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Cape View Rouge De Kaap 2000 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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