Kaapzicht Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.47 %vol
pH - 3.57
RS - 3.0 g/l
Total Acid - 5.8 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

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


Tasting Notes

Deep ruby with saturated opaque center; abundance of blackcurrant, fynbos and fennel with inky succulence and firm well-managed tannins; rich fruit is beautifully balanced with integrated oak flavours lending depth and complexity.


Ageing Potential

This wine will reward you well for cellaring 6-10 years.


Blend Information

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestions

Delicious served with deboned lamb shoulder with black olive and herb stuffing.


In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil, all dry land, unirrigated vineyard giving a very low yield of 7 tons per hectare.


About The Harvest

Grapes were picked at full ripeness (25ºB).


In The Cellar

Destalked and fermented in stainless steel red wine tanks with NT12 Yeast. Pumping over was done 4 x per day. Lightly pressed at 1 bar. Malolactic fermentation in tank before going to French Oak Barrels for 24 Months. 50% new Oak.

Additional Information

Style: A full-bodied dry red wine.



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