Kaapzicht Steytler Vision 2000 (Cape Blend)

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.09 %vol
pH - 3.51
RS - 2.4 g/l
Total Acid - 5.5 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red


Accolades

Veritas 2001- Double Gold
Concours Mondial in Brussels, April 2002 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards, 2001 - Silver
Juliet Cullinan International Wine Awards, 2002 - Silver
SA Trophy Wine Show, 2002 - Silver
International Wine Challenge, London, May 2002 - Silver
International Wine&Spirits Competition, London June 2002 - Silver
Wine Magazine October 2002 and January 2003 - 4 Stars
John Platter 2001 - 4½ Stars

Tasting Notes

Veritas 2001- Double Gold
Concours Mondial in Brussels, April 2002 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards, 2001 - Silver
Juliet Cullinan International Wine Awards, 2002 - Silver
SA Trophy Wine Show, 2002 - Silver
International Wine Challenge, London, May 2002 - Silver
International Wine&Spirits Competition, London June 2002 - Silver
Wine Magazine October 2002 and January 2003 - 4 Stars
John Platter 2001 - 4½ Stars
Young and complex. A dark regal ruby colour. Layers of sweet blackcurrant, mulberry, cherry and chocolate fruit with a lovely spicy oak. The texture is smooth and silky with a long, full finish. Rich in flavour, showing a little gaminess on the finish.

Ageing Potential

Sufficient tannins to age another 3 to 5 years.

Blend Information

50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37.5% Pinotage, 12.5% Merlot

Food Suggestions

A wine to serve with red meat casseroles, veal, duck, game birds and pasta.

In The Vineyard

Clovelly type, weathered granite topsoil on a layer of gravel, above a crumbly clay sub-soil.
Yield: 7 – 8 ton/ha

In The Cellar

The three cultivars were vinified and aged in small French oak barrels separately. They were blended together after 12 months in French oak.


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Kaapzicht Steytler Vision 2000 (Cape Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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