Kaapzicht Shiraz 2001

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Danie Steytler
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14.21 %vol
pH - 3.5
RS - 1.6 g/l
Total Acid - 6.2 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry


Accolades

2003 Veritas Oct.'03 - Silver
2003 John Platter Wine Guide 2004 Nov.'03 - 4Stars
2004 London International Wine Challenge May 2004 - Bronze
2004 Veritas Oct.'04 - Silver
2004 John Platter Wine Guide 2005 Nov.'04 - 4Stars

Tasting Notes

John Platter Guide 2004 - 4 Stars
London International Wine Challenge 2004 - Bronze
Deep young purple hue, that is clear and bright. Clean ripe nose with rich fruit, layered with pepper and hints of leather. Fine oak in the background. Ripe berries and spices. Full bodied wine where the nose follows very well to the palate. Good ripe rich fruit and pepper together with excellent balance of fruit and tannin, long lingering aftertaste.

Ageing Potential

Can be enjoyed now for the fresh vibrant fruit. Cellaring for 2 – 4 years will reward you well with secondary flavours and more complexity.

Blend Information

100% Shiraz

Food Suggestions

A definite food wine. Enjoy it with any of the following but do not forget to include your friends.1. Pork fillet in Phyllo pastry with apples2. Lamb Masala3. A variety of Brie, camembert and goats cheese

In The Vineyard

Estcourt type soil: i.e. Weathered granite topsoil on crumbly clay subsoil. Yield of 8 tons per hectare.

About The Harvest

Grapes picked at full ripe - 25º Balling.

In The Cellar

Destalked, Fermented in stainless steel tanks with NT 112 yeast. Pumping over done 4 x per day. Lightly pressed. Malolactic fermentation in tank before going to French Oak barrels for 17 months. 30% New Oak. 12% Young Shiraz unwooded was blended back before bottling.


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