Kaapzicht Bin 3 2016

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Junior
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 14.46 %vol
pH - 3.5
RS - 2.7 g/l
Total Acid - 6.0 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

3 - 6 years


Blend Information

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Food Suggestions

Serve with your favourite pizza or pasta.


In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. 


About The Harvest

Yield of 5 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

Grapes were destalked and fermented with NT 50 yeast in stainless steel red wine tanks. 4 Pump overs were done each day. After malolactic fermentation the wine was matured in French oak for 23 months.

Additional Information

Style: Dry red wine 



Other Vintages

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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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