Kaapzicht Estate Red 2012

Kaapzicht Estate Red 2012


SKU: KZER12 Category: Product ID: 2071


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

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, Cinsault, Pinot Noir

Food Suggestions
Delicious on its own or as a partner to rich venison casseroles or even strong cheese.

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

About The Harvest
Yield of 6 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.


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