Kaapzicht Combination 2011

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Jnr
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.9 %vol
pH - 3.37
RS - 3.1 g/l
Total Acid - 6.3 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry
Taste - Mineral


Tasting Notes

Very pale straw with ripe tropical tones of guava, wintermelon and green apple; some herbaceous flavours and flinty minerality adds interest; succulent with soft ripeness and well-integrated acidity.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

3 - 5 years

Blend Information

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions

Enjoy this season with summery goats cheese salad.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 8 tons per hectare.

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 and bottled.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Combination 2013 - Discontinued Danie Steytler Jnr Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2012 Danie Steytler Jnr Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2011 Danie Steytler Jnr Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2010 Elsie Pels Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2009 Danie Steytler Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2008 Danie Steytler Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2007 Danie Steytler Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2006 Danie Steytler Sauvignon Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2005 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2004 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc
Kaapzicht Combination 2003 Danie Steytler Chenin Blanc

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