Kaapzicht Pinotage 2003

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Pinotage
Alcohol - 14.08 %vol
pH - 3.47
RS - 1.8 g/l
Total Acid - 6.1 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Full


Accolades

2006 John Platter Wine Guide 2007 Nov.06 - 4½Stars

Tasting Notes

Rich deep purple colour with slightly paling rim. Chunky mulberry and black cherry fruit are well integrated with sweet oak vanillin’s to create a tapestry of flavour. Supple tannins provide a well-balanced framework for super-rich fruit concentration.

Elsie Pels, Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

Drink now and enjoy the vibrant youthfulness. You will be well rewarded with increased complexity and integration by cellaring for 2-4 years.

Blend Information

100% Pinotage

Food Suggestions

A definite food wine. Enjoy with saddle of wild boar with juniper berries, rack of lamb with rosemary or pungent cheese platter.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly soil.
Yield of 7-8 tons per hectare

About The Harvest

Grapes were picked at full ripeness (25,8 ºB).

In The Cellar

Grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks and pumped over 3-4 times a day. After a light pressing the Pinotage underwent malolactic fermentation before going into 30% new French oak barrels for 18 months.


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