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Cabernet Sauvignon

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R 220

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750 ml (Standard)

2016


Cultivar:

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Country:

South Africa

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Specifications:

14.47% alc vol Sugar g/l: 2.9
Type: Red Wine Cellaring Potential: 6 to 10 yrs
Origin: Stellenbosch Appellation: Stellenbosch

Tasting Notes:

Deep ruby with saturated opaque center; abundance of blackcurrant, fynbos and fennel with inky succulence and firm well-managed tannins; rich fruit is beautifully balanced with integrated oak flavours lending depth and complexity.

Blackcurrant
Blackcurrant

Cherry
Cherry

Fennel
Fennel

Fynbos
Fynbos

Since the first vintage was bottled in 1984, Kaapzicht has become highly respected for their good value for money, quality range of wines, having earned a multitude of local and international awards. For 3 generations the Steytler Family has been running their 190 hectare large estate hands-on: Brothers Danie and George being the winemaker and viticulturist and their wives being in charge of marketing and finances, as well hiring out a venue and a self-catering cottage. This beautiful estate in the Bottelary Hills celebrated its 60th anniversary as a family farm in 2006.

Vines planted in Clovelly type soil, all dry land, unirrigated vineyard giving a very low yield of 7 tons per hectare.

Grapes were picked at full ripeness (25ºB), Destalked and fermented in stainless steel red wine tanks with NT12 Yeast. Pumping over was done 4 x per day. Lightly pressed at 1 bar.

Malolactic fermentation in tank before going to French oak barrels for 24 Months. 50% new oak.

Food pairing

Delicious served with deboned lamb shoulder with black olive and herb stuffing.

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