Cape View Estate Red 2002

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.01 %vol
pH - 3.5
RS - 1.9 g/l
Total Acid - 6.3 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red


Accolades

Swiss International Airlines Wine Awards March 2003 - Bronze
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze
BA/Comair Business Class Selection 2003
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2003 - Silver
John Platter Guide 2004 - 3 Stars
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2004 - Bronze

Tasting Notes

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2004 - Bronze
John Platter Guide 2004 - 3 Stars
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2003 - Silver
BA/Comair Business Class Selection 2003
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze
Swiss International Airlines Wine Awards March 2003 - Bronze
A dark cherry red launches this wine into the glass with deep youthful purple glints. Fresh red-berried bouquets greet the nose, reminiscent of crushed red and black berry juice. Supple tannins, plucky enough to fill the mouth, leaves a round and very smooth
edge for easy drinking.

Ageing Potential

4 – 6 years

Blend Information

65.34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34.66% Shiraz

Food Suggestions

This wine can be enjoyed with informal foods like a traditional braai or cocktail finger foods.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 6 tons per hectare.

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 Estate Red 2002 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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