Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2008 (Bordeaux Blend)

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.5 %vol
pH - 3.66
RS - 1.5 g/l
Total Acid - 6.6 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry


Accolades

Veritas Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze Medal
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2012 - Bronze

Tasting Notes

Very deep, saturated ruby colour with opaque depth in the centre; beautifully crafted with subtle berry tones and spiced dark fruit flavours firmly held by supple tannin structure; seamless integration between plum/cassis fruit and cedary oak tones; poised and elegant with enough power to richly reward cellaring for 5 - 8 years.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Ageing Potential

Mature for up to 8 years.

Blend Information

70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot

Food Suggestions

A definite food wine. Enjoy it with any of the following, but do not forget to include your friends!1. Rack of Lamb with rosemary roast potatoes.2. Rolled loin of Kudu.3. Selection of Cape Cheeses.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil on a layer of gravel, above a crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 6 - 7 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The two cultivars were vinified and separately matured in small, 100% new French oak barrels for 30 months before being blended together.


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Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2008 (Bordeaux Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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