Kaapzicht Estate Red 2009

Kaapzicht Estate Red 2009

Developed nose with lifted sweet, smokey fruit and muted oak flavours; a core of ripe red fruit is balanced with an earthy edge and harmonious tannins; an expressive yet seductive mouthful with a supple finish.
Elsie Pels - Cape Wine Master

Perfect with your barbecued meat dishes such as boerewors or lamb.

variety : Shiraz [ 68% Shiraz, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.23 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 4 - 6 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in weathered granite type soil. Yield of 6 ton per hectare.

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 three times per day in red wine tanks. The wine matured in small French oak barrels for 23 months.

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