Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2010

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 13.64 %vol
pH - 3.44
RS - 3.4 g/l
Total Acid - 7.0 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Accolades

2010 Wine Magazine Best Value Awards - Best Value for Money Award
2009 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Silver medal
2009 Wine Magazine Best Value Awards - Best Value for Money Award

Tasting Notes

Pale straw with lovely aromas of freshly cut hay, orange blossom, mimosa flowers and tropical melon and peach tones; nicely balanced with a delicious tangy finish making it the perfect aperitif.
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

Yield of 7 tons/ha.

In The Cellar

Made reductively. Grapes were harvested during early morning hours in cool temperatures and were given ±8 - 10 hours skin contact. Enzymes were used to help extract flavours while on the skins. VIN 7 Yeast was used. Wine lay on the lees for 3 months before being racked, cleaned & bottled.


Other Vintages

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Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2020 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2019 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Chenin Blanc 2018 Danie Steytler Jnr Chenin Blanc
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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