Kaapzicht Estate Red 2003

Kaapzicht Estate Red 2003

Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Wine Magazine - Best value for Money Award
Selected for Swiss Airlines

Vibrant red colour with smoky spice, blackberry, plum and red fruit flavours. Well-judged oak adds subtle complexity. Inviting entry with lush berry succulence and smooth tannins. Ripe sweetness and a twist of roasted spice on the finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Shiraz ]
winemaker : Danie Steytler
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.61 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Selected for Swiss Airlines 2004
John Platter Wine Guide 2005 Nov.'04 - 3½ Stars 2005
Wine Magazine Value Awards Oct.'05 - Best Value for Money Award

ageing : 4 – 6 years

in the vineyard : Vines planted in Clovelly type soil. Yield of 6 tons per hectare.

in the cellar : The red cultivars were vinified separately and then blended together. NT 112 yeast was used. Pumping over was done 3 times per day in Red wine tanks. Some French oak staves were used in the tanks to give the wine some complexity.

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