Kaapzicht Bin 3 2011

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 14.47 %vol
pH - 3.57
RS - 4.4 g/l
Total Acid - 6.4 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Medium


Tasting Notes

Interesting herbaceous profile, showing earthy, crushed leaf components and even agave, but without any green, bitter elements. The palate is broad, with red fruited accessibility, and the property’s signature structure and firm tannins. Medium bodied.

Ageing Potential

Drink now to enjoy the fresh fruit or keep for 2 – 3 years for the development of secondary characteristics.

Blend Information

65% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Pinotage, 3% Malbec

Food Suggestions

Serve with your favourite pizza / pasta.

In The Vineyard

12 and 13 year old trellised vines on R 110 rootstock were planted in weathered granite type soil. Yield of 7-8 tons per hectare.

About The Harvest

Yield of 7 - 8 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

Grapes were destalked and fermented with NT 50 yeast in stainless steel red wine tanks. Pump overs were done each day. After malolactic fermentation the wine was matured in French oak for 23 months.


Other Vintages

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Kaapzicht Bin 3 2018 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2017 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2016 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2015 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2014 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2013 Danie Steytler Junior Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2012 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2011 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2010 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2009 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2008 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2007 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2006 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2005 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2004 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2003 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2002 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2001 Danie Steytler Merlot
Kaapzicht Bin 3 2000 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Bin 3 1996 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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