Cape View Dry Red 2001

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cinsaut
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.69
RS - 2.0 g/l
Total Acid - 5.0 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch


Type - Red

Tasting Notes

A dry red wine, medium body, ruby red in colour. Intense aromas of raspberry and blueberry. The palate of this unwooded blend is smooth and uncomplicated but there is enough body for the wine to be enjoyed not only on its own but also with casual food.

Ageing Potential

3 - 6 years

Blend Information

61.87% Cinsaut, 26.73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8.85% Chenin Blanc, 2.55% Merlot

Food Suggestions

Serve slightly chilled in summer or with pool side fare such as a cold meat and salad buffet.

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Estcourt type soil.

About The Harvest

Yield: 8 ton per Ha

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.

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Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Cape View Dry Red 2001 Danie Steytler Cinsaut

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