Kaapzicht Estate Red 2016

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14.39 %vol
pH - 3.57
RS - 4.1 g/l
Total Acid - 6.2 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Medium


Tasting Notes

Inky, deep purple coloured blend offers youthful, incensed aromas of sweet perfume, wild dark berries, sweet spice and musk. The palate is lush, supple and juicy, showing bold sweet fruit, kirsch and sour cherry, nicely framed by freshness, good wood integration and soft tannins.


Ageing Potential

4 - 6 years


Blend Information

54% Shiraz, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, Cinsaut, Pinot Noir

Food Suggestions

Delicious on its own or as a partner to rich venison casseroles or even strong cheese.
Enjouy with tapas.


In The Vineyard

Vines planted in weathered granite type soil. Yield of 6 t/ha.


About The Harvest

Yield of 8 tons per hectare.


In The Cellar

The red cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT 50 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks. The wine matured in small French oak barrels for 23 months.


Additional Information

Style: A dry red wine.



Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2016 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2015 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2014 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2013 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2012 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2011 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2010 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2009 Danie Steytler Shiraz
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2007 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2006 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2005 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2004 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2003 Danie Steytler Cabernet Sauvignon

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