Kaapzicht Classic Red 2005

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cinsaut
Alcohol - 13.76 %vol
pH - 3.43
RS - 2.3 g/l
Total Acid - 5.9 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch


Type - Red
Style - Dry


Wine Magazine Best Value Awards 2007 - Best Value for Money Award

Tasting Notes

Rich ruby colour with pure-fruited layers of red berry, plum and spiced cherries; medium bodied with gently balanced tannins and a juicy texture that invites relaxed enjoyment.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

3 - 6 years

Blend Information

28% Cinsaut, 24% Merlot, 24% Shiraz, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Pinotage

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil.

About The Harvest

Yield of 8 tons/ha.

In The Cellar

The cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT112 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks. Some French oak staves were used in the tanks to give the wine some complexity.

Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Classic Red 2007 - Discontinued Danie Steytler Cinsaut
Kaapzicht Classic Red 2005 Danie Steytler Cinsaut
Kaapzicht Classic Red 2004 Danie Steytler Cinsaut
Kaapzicht Classic Red 2003 Danie Steytler Cinsaut
Kaapzicht Classic Red 2002 Danie Steytler Cinsaut

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