Kaapzicht Estate Red 2009

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14.23 %vol
pH - 3.57
RS - 2.4 g/l
Total Acid - 6.7 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Medium


Tasting Notes

Developed nose with lifted sweet, smokey fruit and muted oak flavours; a core of ripe red fruit is balanced with an earthy edge and harmonious tannins; an expressive yet seductive mouthful with a supple finish.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

4 - 6 years

Blend Information

68% Shiraz, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot

Food Suggestions

Perfect with your barbecued meat dishes such as boerewors or lamb.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite type soil. Yield of 6 ton per hectare.

About The Harvest

Yield of 6 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The red cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT 50 yeast was used. Pumping over was done three times per day in red wine tanks. The wine matured in small French oak barrels for 23 months.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2017 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2016 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2015 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2014 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2013 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2012 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2011 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2010 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2009 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2007 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2006 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2005 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2004 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2003 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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M23 Bottelary Road Stellenbosch P.O. Box 5, Sanlamhof, 7532, South Africa
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