Kaapzicht Shiraz 2005

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14.83 %vol
pH - 3.20
RS - 2.6 g/l
Total Acid - 7.1 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry


Accolades

2007 John Platter Guide 2008 Nov.'07 - 4 Stars
2008 Decanter World Wine Awards, London May'08 - Bronze
2008 AWC Vienna 2008 International Wine Challenge Aug.'08 - Silver
2008 John Platter Guide 2009 Nov.'08 - 4 Stars
2009 Decanter Magazine tasting May '09 - 4 Stars

Tasting Notes

2008 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Silver
2008 Decanter Magazine tasting - 4 stars
2008 AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - Silver medal

Rich and complex with layers of ripe black cherry, smoky spice and vanilla; muscular with well honed tannins lending depth and structure to a satisfying core of ripe fruit; well integrated oak treatment with a lovely dry finish.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

Can be enjoyed now for the fresh vibrant fruit. Cellaring for 2 – 4 years will reward you well with secondary flavours and more complexity.

Blend Information

100% Shiraz

Food Suggestions

A definite food wine. Enjoy it with any of the following but do not forget to include your friends.1. Pork fillet in Phyllo pastry with apples.2. Lamb Masala.3. A variety of Brie, camembert and goats cheese.

In The Vineyard

Estcourt Type: i.e. weathered granite topsoil on crumbly clay subsoil.

About The Harvest

Grapes picked at full ripe - 25° Balling. Yield of 8 tons per hectare.


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