Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2012

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.32 %vol
pH - 3.56
RS - 3.2 g/l
Total Acid - 5.8 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Full
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

A muscular Bordeaux style blend that exudes power and concentration, tied up in a structure of fine grained tannin and bright acidity that not only promise extensive evolution, but also entices with every visit to the glass. Brooding dark fruit tightly packed in an intricate frame are delivered with great purity and finesse.

Ageing Potential

Mature for up to 15 years.

Blend Information

60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec

Food Suggestions

A definite food wine. Enjoy it with any of the following, but do not forget to include your friends: Rack of lamb with rosemary roast potatoes or rolled loin of Kudu.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite topsoil on a layer of gravel, above a crumbly clay sub-soil. Yield of 4.8 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The 5 cultivars were vinified and separately matured in small, 100% new French oak barrels for 24 months before being blended together.

Additional Information

Handcrafted by a family whose lifeblood is wine, the Steytler Range is the culmination of our estate’s best wines in only exceptional vintages. Tradition and 4 generations of Steytler passion forge these wines.

Style: A classic blend of five noble varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot. A fine process of crafting is undertaken to ensure the optimum balance where all the cultivars meet each other in perfect harmony . A wine made to compete with the best in the world and to be enjoyed for years to come.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2017 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2015 - SOLD OUT Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2012 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2010 (Bordeaux Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2008 (Bordeaux Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2007 (Bordeaux Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Steytler Pentagon 2006 (Bordeaux Blend) Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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