Kaapzicht Estate Red 2003

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol - 14.61 %vol
pH - 3.55
RS - 2.2 g/l
Total Acid - 5.5 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry


Accolades

Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Selected for Swiss Airlines 2004
John Platter Wine Guide 2005 Nov.'04 - 3½ Stars 2005
Wine Magazine Value Awards Oct.'05 - Best Value for Money Award

Tasting Notes

Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Wine Magazine - Best value for Money Award
Selected for Swiss Airlines

Vibrant red colour with smoky spice, blackberry, plum and red fruit flavours. Well-judged oak adds subtle complexity. Inviting entry with lush berry succulence and smooth tannins. Ripe sweetness and a twist of roasted spice on the finish.

Ageing Potential

4 – 6 years

Blend Information

65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Shiraz

In The Vineyard

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 6 tons per hectare.

In The Cellar

The red cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT 112 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.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kaapzicht Estate Red 2017 Danie Steytler Shiraz
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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