Kaapzicht Pinotage Rose 2016

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Junior
Main Variety - Pinotage
Alcohol - 11.97 %vol
pH - 3.44
RS - 3.3 g/l
Total Acid - 5.7 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch


Type - Rose
Style - Dry
Body - Light


Grapes were destemmed and put straight to press. Light pressing of up to 0.2 bar, for slight colour extraction. Clean settling, with an NTU reading below 20. Cool fermentation was conducted using Delta yeast, thereafter the wine was filtered and bottled.

Tasting Notes

Light salmon pink in colour with buckets of strawberries bursting forth on the nose, accompanied by subtle undertones of rose petals and herbaceousness. Light and refreshing on the palate, with the wine showing good acidity which carries the flavours through and leaves you wanting more.

Ageing Potential

2 - 4 years

Blend Information

100% Pinotage

In The Vineyard

19 Year old bush vines planted in weathered granite soil.

About The Harvest

 Yield of 4.2 tons per hectare – all dry land, unirrigated. Grapes were picked at 21ºB.

Additional Information

Style: A dry Rose.

Other Vintages

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Kaapzicht Pinotage Rose 2019 Danie Steytler Junior Pinotage
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