Kaapzicht Combination 2012

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Jnr
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.85 %vol
pH - 3.38
RS - 2.1 g/l
Total Acid - 5.6 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry
Taste - Mineral


Accolades

Best Value below R 80 - Best Value Wine Guide 2013

Tasting Notes

Light, fruity blend from Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc. Sauvignon driven aromatics of green fruit,elderflower and granadilla, with herbatious, nettle notes adding interest. The palate is broadened by some richness from the Chenin, balanced by brisk acidity, with a dry and refreshing finish.

Ageing Potential

2 - 3 years

Blend Information

60% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Chenin Blanc

Food Suggestions

Wonderful companion to Sushi, or tempura fried shellfish.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil and crumbly clay sub- soil.

About The Harvest

A Yield of ±7 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are made separately in a reductive method, the juice is given up to 24 hours skin contact and 2½ months on the lees before sulphuring up. The two wines are then blended together to produce the best Combination of both cultivars.


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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