Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2008

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Charl Coetzee
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 12.88 %vol
pH - 3.17
RS - 3.2 g/l
Total Acid - 6.1 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Accolades

2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold medal

Tasting Notes

2008 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold medal
Fresh guava and green apple flavours with a lovely fresh streak of lime; easy drinking with an attractive well rounded finish; perfect as an aperitif or with gently spiced dishes
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

2 - 4 years

Blend Information

100% Chenin Blanc

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil.

About The Harvest

Grapes were harvested cool, harvest stopped at 25° C. Yield of 10 tons/ha.

In The Cellar

Made reductively. Grapes were harvested cool. We stopped harvesting at 25° C. Grapes were given ± 8-10 hours skin contact. Enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 13 Yeast was used.


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Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2019 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
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Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2017 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2016 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2015 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2014 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2013 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2012 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2011 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2010 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2009 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2008 Charl Coetzee Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2007 Charl Coetzee Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2006 Charl Coetzee Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2005 Charl Coetzee Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2004 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2003 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2002 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2001 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 1997 (wooded) Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc

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