Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2018

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler Jnr
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 13.91 %vol
pH - 3.55
RS - 3.5 g/l
Total Acid - 5.9 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

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


Tasting Notes

Integrated flavours of black and red berries, tea leaves and spice invite a sip of this easy drinking blend; the gentle structure, with soft tannins supporting a core of sweet berry fruit, adds friendly drinkability; medium bodied with a well-rounded savoury finish.

Ageing Potential

2 - 4 years

Blend Information

37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Pinotage, 10% Cinsaut, 6% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot & 4% Shiraz

Food Suggestions

Enjoy with tapas.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 8 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT112 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in red wine tanks. Some French oak staves were used in the tanks to give the wine some complexity.

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Additional Information

Style: A dry red wine.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2018 Danie Steytler Jnr Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2017 Danie Steytler Jnr Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2017 Danie Steytler Jnr Cabernet Sauvignon
Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2016 Danie Steytler Jnr Cinsaut
Kaapzicht Kaleidoscope Red 2015 Danie Steytler Jnr Cinsaut

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