Kaapzicht Cape Vintage 2006

Kaapzicht Cape Vintage 2006

Glowing ruby colour with glints of garnet; complex nose of ripe stone fruit, roasted nuts, leather,spice and black forest cake with some grippy tannins giving definition and structure and the potstill component adding depth; well knit with great length and a clean dry finish.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master


variety : Touriga Nacional [ 100% Touriga Nacional ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : 
type : Fortified   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Unlimited, or as long as your patience lasts.

in the vineyard : Clovelly Type: i.e. weathered granite topsoil on crumbly clay subsoil.

about the harvest: Grapes were picked at full ripeness with an average yield of 8 tons/ha.

in the cellar : AFter harvesting grapes were vinified in red wine tanks. It was fermented down to 12° B and then fortified up to 19% by Vol alcohol with 6 year old Kaapzicht Pot Still Brandy. It was then matured for 36 months in small French oak barrels.

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