Kaapzicht Steytler Vision 2000 (Cape Blend)

Kaapzicht Steytler Vision 2000 (Cape Blend)

Veritas 2001- Double Gold
Concours Mondial in Brussels, April 2002 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards, 2001 - Silver
Juliet Cullinan International Wine Awards, 2002 - Silver
SA Trophy Wine Show, 2002 - Silver
International Wine Challenge, London, May 2002 - Silver
International Wine&Spirits Competition, London June 2002 - Silver
Wine Magazine October 2002 and January 2003 - 4 Stars
John Platter 2001 - 4½ Stars
Young and complex. A dark regal ruby colour. Layers of sweet blackcurrant, mulberry, cherry and chocolate fruit with a lovely spicy oak. The texture is smooth and silky with a long, full finish. Rich in flavour, showing a little gaminess on the finish.

A wine to serve with red meat casseroles, veal, duck, game birds and pasta.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37.5% Pinotage, 12.5% Merlot ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.09 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas 2001- Double Gold
Concours Mondial in Brussels, April 2002 - Gold
Michelangelo International Wine Awards, 2001 - Silver
Juliet Cullinan International Wine Awards, 2002 - Silver
SA Trophy Wine Show, 2002 - Silver
International Wine Challenge, London, May 2002 - Silver
International Wine&Spirits Competition, London June 2002 - Silver
Wine Magazine October 2002 and January 2003 - 4 Stars
John Platter 2001 - 4½ Stars

ageing : Sufficient tannins to age another 3 to 5 years.

in the vineyard : Clovelly type, weathered granite topsoil on a layer of gravel, above a crumbly clay sub-soil.
Yield: 7 – 8 ton/ha

in the cellar : The three cultivars were vinified and aged in small French oak barrels separately. They were blended together after 12 months in French oak.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Cabernet Sauvignon